Whistleblowers: Software Bug Keeping Hundreds Of Inmates In Arizona Prisons Beyond Release Dates (KJZZ)

This is a little outside my lane, but I’m sharing it because y’all, it’s horrifying. This isn’t justice. KJZZ: Whistleblowers: Software Bug Keeping Hundreds Of Inmates In Arizona Prisons Beyond Release Dates. “According to Arizona Department of Corrections whistleblowers, hundreds of incarcerated people who should be eligible for release are being held in prison because the inmate management software cannot interpret current sentencing laws. KJZZ is not naming the whistleblowers because they fear retaliation. The employees said they have been raising the issue internally for more than a year, but prison administrators have not acted to fix the software bug. The sources said Chief Information Officer Holly Greene and Deputy Director Joe Profiri have been aware of the problem since 2019.”

CNN Style: Influencers take to social media to stand against Asian hate crimes in the US

CNN Style: Influencers take to social media to stand against Asian hate crimes in the US. “Following a wave of anti-Asian hate crimes taking place in the US in recent weeks, prominent figures from across the fashion industry are coming together to voice their concern and condemn the violence. In the last 24 hours, influential voices such as Allure magazine’s editor-in-chief Michelle Lee and designer Phillip Lim have posted videos on Instagram to share their personal experiences of racism and to raise awareness using the hashtag #StopAsianHate.”

Wired UK: Anti-human trafficking apps were meant to save lives. They’re failing

Wired UK: Anti-human trafficking apps were meant to save lives. They’re failing. “An analysis of nearly 100 anti-trafficking apps by the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe and the Tech Against Trafficking initiative reveals problems such as duplication of efforts and an inefficient distribution of funds, as non-profit organisations and research teams develop tools without investing resources in building their user base, sharing expertise or prioritising survivor experience.”

NBC News: How billions in pandemic aid was swindled by con artists and crime syndicates

NBC News: How billions in pandemic aid was swindled by con artists and crime syndicates. “When investigators raided a strip mall store in Garden Grove, California, in December, they found a line of customers snaking around the parking lot and huge stacks of cash inside the store. Orange County prosecutors say Nguyen Social Services was charging up to $700 a pop to file false unemployment claims for people who did not qualify to receive Covid-19 relief money. The brazen fraud was part of an overall scheme that cost taxpayers an estimated $11 million, prosecutors say.”

Tennessean: Police: Man shot, killed in Hermitage after ‘prank robbery’ for YouTube video went wrong

Tennessean: Police: Man shot, killed in Hermitage after ‘prank robbery’ for YouTube video went wrong. “A man was shot and killed Friday night in the parking lot of a Hermitage business after a robbery ‘prank’ for a YouTube channel went wrong, according to Metro Nashville police. The homicide unit is investigating a claim of self-defense in the shooting, MNPD stated in a Saturday news release.”

Associated Press: Cybercops derail malware botnet, FBI makes ransomware arrest

Associated Press: Cybercops derail malware botnet, FBI makes ransomware arrest. “European and North American cyber cops have joined forces to disrupt what may be the world’s largest network for seeding malware infections. The operation appears to strike a major blow against criminal gangs that have used that network for years to install ransomware for extortion schemes and to steal data and money.”

The Verge: Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter team up to crack down on hackers who steal rare usernames

The Verge: Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter team up to crack down on hackers who steal rare usernames. “Instagram has disabled hundreds of accounts that were stolen as part of online hacking operations designed to gain access to and sell rare and coveted usernames, the company tells The Verge. Both TikTok and Twitter also took action on some of the accounts belonging to the same hackers, reports journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs.”

TMZ: Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles Maskless Customer Returns With Gun … ‘Put The Chicken In The Bag!!!’

TMZ: Roscoe’s Chicken & Waffles Maskless Customer Returns With Gun … ‘Put The Chicken In The Bag!!!’. “We’re told he’d initially walked in without a mask, and got into an argument with staff when they asked him to put on one. Cops say he refused, and did leave when the staff asked him to do so. But, when he returned armed … he walked through the back kitchen and demanded the cook put the food in a bag. And, get this … on his way out the door, the suspect allegedly grabbed extra syrup for his meal.”

CNET: Facebook is working on how to keep ads away from crime and tragedy news topics

CNET: Facebook is working on how to keep ads away from crime and tragedy news topics. “Facebook has announced it’s working on “topic exclusion controls” with a group of advertisers to ensure ads don’t appear on the News Feed next to certain topics. Facebook said Friday that while developing these tools, it will also build in ‘safeguards to protect people’s privacy.’”

USA Today: Capitol riot arrests: See who’s been charged across the U.S.

USA Today: Capitol riot arrests: See who’s been charged across the U.S.. “USA TODAY is gathering details of those cases as the FBI continues to identify the people responsible for the attack that left five people dead and sent lawmakers and Vice President Mike Pence fleeing to shelter. Included are those arrested on charges federal prosecutors have filed since the riot, and those arrested by Capitol Police and D.C. Metro Police for entering the Capitol or for crimes related to weapons or violence. Check back for updates.”