Background check bill turns gun loans into felonies, bans handguns for young adults, creates unlimited fees – Complete Colorado

If you loan a gun to a friend without going to the gun store, the penalty is the same as for knowingly selling a gun to a convicted violent felon. Likewise, when the friend returns the gun, another trip to the gun store is necessary, upon pain of felony.

https://pagetwo.completecolorado.com/2019/01/24/kopel-background-check-bill-turns-gun-loans-into-felonies-bans-handguns-for-young-adults-creates-unlimited-fees/

The Government Is Knocking On Amazon’s Door A Lot More Often

“In a legal context, courts would likely treat Echo recordings in the same way that they treat text-based search queries collected by Google or Bing-although Wessler says there’s not a lot of case law on the subject.

“I don’t think there’s any good privacy-based reason to treat those differently,” Wessler says. “Both are reflecting the content on someone’s mind and maybe very intimate details about what they’re looking up online.””

https://www.fastcompany.com/40517128/the-government-is-knocking-on-amazons-door-a-lot-more-often

How Facebook Was Hacked And Why It’s A Disaster For Internet Security

The perpetrator’s ultimate aim was to steal what are known as “OAuth bearer tokens.” Essentially, these tokens prove the Facebook user is the rightful owner of an account and denote what they have access to. As Shadwell describes them: “OAuth tokens are like car keys, if you’re holding them you can use them, there’s no discrimination of the holder.” And in the context of this attack, those keys unlocked not just Facebook accounts, but any site that affected users accessed with a Facebook login. That might include Instagram or news websites.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2018/09/29/how-facebook-was-hacked-and-why-its-a-disaster-for-internet-security/