Wired reporter Kevin Pouslsen has had a major victory in his legal battle against the US Secret Service over Aaron Swartz's files. The Secret Service refused to release the thousands of pages of files they had compiled on Aaron, but yesterday, U.S. District Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly ordered them to "promptly release to Plaintiff all responsive documents that it has gathered thus far and shall continue to produce additional responsive documents that it locates on a rolling basis." The Secret Service has until August 5 to produce a timetable for the documents' release.
In recent hours, Elon Musk's tweeted about forthcoming "political attacks" on him, rambled on about "the woke mind virus", and ostentatiously declared his fealty to the Republican Party. Perhaps it's because he was asked for comment on Rich McHugh's exposé today in Business Insider: "A SpaceX flight attendant said Elon Musk exposed himself and propositioned… READ THE REST
St. Anthony North Hospital in Westminster, Colorado, told an insured patient, Linda French, that her surgery would cost her only $1,337 out of pocket. Afterward, it billed her for $303,709—and sued her to get it. After a ten-year legal battle, the Colorado Supreme Court told the hospital's owner, Centura Health, to go pound sand—and criticized… READ THE REST
Vanessa Wilson was fired as police chief of Aurora, Colorado, and Aurora councilwoman Danielle Jurinsky was among Wilson's harshest critics. Wilson's partner, Robin Niceta, allegedly called in a false report of child abuse aginst Jurinsky in retaliation—an allegation that turned Jurinsky's life upside-down for weeks. The phone records also show that Niceta texted someone at… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Has learning how to play the guitar been on your bucket list? Learning how to play guitar should be simple, fun, and accessible, but with the average guitar costing $600 — lessons not included, you might… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. With most of our daily activities happening online, no one will ever complain about having too much storage space. On the contrary, it's frustrating when you run out of storage or have… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. We're sure our parents had a wild time back in the day without modern media, and to some degree, we wish we could be a little less plugged in. But then we… READ THE REST