New York Times: Cuomo Invited His Mother for Thanksgiving. New Yorkers Noticed.

New York Times: Cuomo Invited His Mother for Thanksgiving. New Yorkers Noticed.. “For days, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has been preaching a message of sacrifice during the holidays, warning New Yorkers that Thanksgiving gatherings could be dangerous as virus cases spike across the nation, and beseeching them to reconsider their plans to help stem the rising tide. So it was surprising when Mr. Cuomo announced on Monday afternoon that he had invited his 89-year-old mother, Matilda, and two of his daughters to celebrate a very Cuomo Thanksgiving with him this week in Albany.”

New York Times: For California Governor the Coronavirus Message Is Do as I Say, Not as I Dine

New York Times: For California Governor the Coronavirus Message Is Do as I Say, Not as I Dine. “Photos that surfaced this week of a dinner at the French Laundry, a temple of haute cuisine in Napa Valley where some prix fixe meals go for $450 per person, have sparked outrage in a state where Democratic leaders have repeatedly admonished residents to be extra vigilant amid the biggest spike in infections since the pandemic began.”

KTLA: Gov. Newsom says he should not have attended dinner party that brought together 12 people in Napa County

KTLA: Gov. Newsom says he should not have attended dinner party that brought together 12 people in Napa County. “For months, Gov. Gavin Newsom has pleaded with Californians to resist the temptation to socialize with friends and relatives outside their household. Turns out, he’s the one who couldn’t resist. Newsom acknowledged Friday he attended a birthday party with a dozen friends on Nov. 6 at the posh French Laundry restaurant in wine country north of San Francisco.”

Business Insider: The Houses of Parliament’s bars will no longer be exempt from the UK’s 10pm coronavirus drinking curfew following public outcry

Business Insider: The Houses of Parliament’s bars will no longer be exempt from the UK’s 10pm coronavirus drinking curfew following public outcry. “Bars inside the UK’s Houses of Parliament will no longer be exempted from strict new coronavirus restrictions requiring licensed premises to close at 10pm, following public outcry about the decision. Boris Johnson announced earlier this month that all bars and restaurants in England would have to close their doors at 10pm in a bid to halt the current second wave of infections spreading across the country.”

ProPublica: The Governor Urged Businesses to Reopen Safely, but a Restaurant at His Luxury Resort Didn’t, Complaints Say

ProPublica: The Governor Urged Businesses to Reopen Safely, but a Restaurant at His Luxury Resort Didn’t, Complaints Say. “West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice allowed bars and restaurants to reopen in late May. Since then, a steakhouse at the luxury resort he owns has received repeated complaints for not reopening safely. A health inspector called it an ‘unnecessary risk.'”

CNET: Zuckerberg worked hard to keep $59M Tahoe deal private, report says

CNET: Zuckerberg worked hard to keep $59M Tahoe deal private, report says. “Mark Zuckerberg takes his privacy very seriously. The Facebook CEO quietly purchased real estate worth $59 million in Lake Tahoe, California, according to a Thursday report by The Wall Street Journal. He reportedly used a limited-liability company named Golden Range, a wealth manager and nondisclosure agreements to purchase two adjacent homes on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe. The agreements required real-estate agents to keep Zuckerberg’s identity secret and called for online listing pictures of the houses to be taken down, according to the report.”

Bloomberg: Google Urged the U.S. to Limit Protection For Activist Workers

Bloomberg: Google Urged the U.S. to Limit Protection For Activist Workers. “Google, whose employees have captured international attention in recent months through high-profile protests of workplace policies, has been quietly urging the U.S. government to narrow legal protection for workers organizing online.”

TechCrunch: Instagram caught selling ads to follower-buying services it banned

TechCrunch: Instagram caught selling ads to follower-buying services it banned . “Instagram has been earning money from businesses flooding its social network with spam notifications. Instagram hypocritically continues to sell ad space to services that charge clients for fake followers or that automatically follow/unfollow other people to get them to follow the client back. This is despite Instagram reiterating a ban on these businesses in November and threatening the accounts of people who employ them.”

PRNewswire: Practice what you preach? 45% of Infosec professionals reuse passwords across multiple accounts, Lastline research says (PRESS RELEASE)

PRNewswire: Practice what you preach? 45% of Infosec professionals reuse passwords across multiple accounts, Lastline research says (PRESS RELEASE). “Lastline Inc., the leader in advanced threat protection, today announced the results of a survey conducted at Infosecurity Europe 2018, which suggests that 45 percent of infosec professionals reuse passwords across multiple user accounts – a basic piece of online hygiene that the infosec community has been attempting to educate the general public about for the best part of a decade.”

New York Times: Facebook Lets Ads Bare a Man’s Chest. A Woman’s Back Is Another Matter.

New York Times: Facebook Lets Ads Bare a Man’s Chest. A Woman’s Back Is Another Matter.. “When Krista Venero, an author who writes under the pen name K.L. Montgomery, bought ads on Facebook for a romance novel she published last year, she thought her marketing fell well within the bounds of the social network’s policies. The ad showed an image of a woman photographed from behind with a portion of her upper back exposed…. Facebook rejected her ad, however, and when she disputed the decision, a representative told her that it implied nudity and that the company did not allow ads ‘with a sexual undertone.'”

Jim Weber: How a GIF of Aly Raisman’s Floor Routine Got Me Permanently Banned From Twitter

If you ever wonder why people just don’t seem to like Twitter, here you go: How a GIF of Aly Raisman’s Floor Routine Got Me Permanently Banned From Twitter. “I had read that the IOC was banning the press from using GIFs but I didn’t see how that applied to me. Sure, I didn’t have the rights to any footage at the Olympics — just like countless blogs and users don’t have rights to the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL and NCAA footage that they create GIFs out of and profit from every day. But I figured the worst thing that would happen is the GIF would be deleted from my account, as Twitter often does in these situations. Boy was I wrong.”