Lib Dems claims FoI changes undermine investigative journalism – BBC News

Some information can be exempt but an organisation must explain the exemption which applies. The Lib Dems claim the new system of open publication is “devaluing the information”. MSP Tavish Scott said ministers had “figured out they can evade scrutiny, deter the submission of requests and spike stories”. There has

Ohio man, 20, identified as suspect accused of driving car into Charlottesville protesters

An Ohio man is accused of driving a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., killing a 32-year-old woman and injuring 19 others, police said late Saturday. James Alex Fields Jr., 20, was booked into the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail on one count of

Crunch Report | Benchmark Sues Travis Kalanick

Benchmark sues former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Facebook buys computer vision startup focused on adding objects to video Credits Written by: Tito Hamze, John MannesHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by:Tito hamzeEdited by: Tito Hamze Notes: I dont know what to wear on Crunch Report (Its a hard decision and I suck

BBC employee caught viewing a sex scene on air was watching ‘True Blood,’ Anna Paquin confirms

Star of BBC News.Image: hbo Earlier this week, a BBC employee watching something on his computer somehow failed to realize his monitor was in full view on air, for millions of viewers at home. SEE ALSO: ‘True Blood’ star Stephen Moyer reveals how Nelsan Ellis touched the cast with acting

‘The Last Jedi’ will reveal the mystery of Rey’s parents. But will it matter?

Who would abandon this kid?Image: lucasfilm After the Force awoke in 2015, Star Wars fans found themselves debating one question above all others. Who were Rey’s parents, and why would they abandon her in a galactic hell-hole like Jakku? Now for the first time Lucasfilm has signaled that we’ll get

American flag picked up, re-positioned by Good Samaritan

What happens if an American flag falls when no one is around? According to one man in California, you pick it back up and hang it proudly. Thats what a good Samaritan recently did after spotting the “Stars and Stripes” laid out on the lawn of a home he was

Popular writing app Ulysses switches to subscription model

Ulysses is one of the most popular apps for writers. It lets you write, edit, organize, sync and export all your writing in a single, unified interface. Thats why its interesting to see that it is switching to a subscription-only business model. Ive already written about Ulysses a few times.

FCC adds 2 weeks to comment period for the proposal to eliminate net neutrality rules

The comment period for the FCCs proposal to roll back the net neutrality rules established in 2015 was originally August 16 next Wednesday. But after advocacy organizations asked the agency to add time to the clock in order to look through existing comments, the deadline has been extended (against the

Pete Souza abandons Instagram to take down Trump on Twitter

Image: alex wong/Getty Images Hold Pete Souza’s beer and camera America. The former Obama White House photographer is so fed up with Donald Trump’s behavior that he abandoned his primary medium of trolling, Instagram, to appeal to an audience more familiar with Trump’s outrageous antics: Twitter. SEE ALSO: Forget shade,