New York Times: Mark Zuckerberg will be added to a Facebook privacy lawsuit.

New York Times: Mark Zuckerberg will be added to a Facebook privacy lawsuit.. ” The attorney general for the District of Columbia plans to add Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, to a consumer protection lawsuit, in one of the first efforts by a regulator to expose him personally to potential financial and other penalties. The attorney general, Karl Racine, said on Tuesday that continuing interviews and reviews of internal documents for the case had revealed that Mr. Zuckerberg played a much more active role in key decisions than prosecutors had known.”

Washington Post: Thousands of D.C. health care workers remain unvaccinated amid flurry of religious exemption requests

Washington Post: Thousands of D.C. health care workers remain unvaccinated amid flurry of religious exemption requests. “The overwhelming majority of government and health-care workers in the District who have reported their vaccination status say they’ve gotten at least one shot, but District lawmakers have homed in on the city’s Fire & EMS Department, whose employees are among a relatively small group of government workers that are subject to the stricter requirements for health-care workers. About 267 of the department’s more than 2,000 employees have sought exemption from getting the vaccine, according to city officials — with the vast majority of them citing their religion. The 20 requests that have been reviewed so far were denied.”

Washington Post: D.C. mandates coronavirus vaccines for public and private school staff and child-care workers with no testing option

Washington Post: D.C. mandates coronavirus vaccines for public and private school staff and child-care workers with no testing option. “D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said Monday that all teachers and school staff and early child-care workers in the District must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by Nov. 1, eliminating a testing option for these professionals who regularly interact with children who are often too young to be vaccinated.”

DCist: A New Photo Collection Adds Nearly 2,000 Images To The D.C. Public Library’s Go-Go Archive

DCist: A New Photo Collection Adds Nearly 2,000 Images To The D.C. Public Library’s Go-Go Archive. “The D.C. Public Library’s Go-Go Archive is a digital and physical resource full of books, magazines, records, cassette tapes, DVDs, and 10,000 tweets about the Don’t Mute DC movement. But since it was established in 2012, the collection has suffered from an acute lack of photos capturing the culture surrounding the music — and even the bands that produced it.That’s changing this week, as the D.C. Public Library is adding nearly 2,000 photos that portray a decade of performances and behind-the-scenes moments shared by legendary go-go musicians and fans alike.” Seeing this new resource immediately reminded me of

Poynter: PolitiFact partners with Arizona State University, expands footprint in the heart of the nation’s capital

Poynter: PolitiFact partners with Arizona State University, expands footprint in the heart of the nation’s capital. “The Poynter Institute’s PolitiFact will move its offices to Arizona State University’s campus in the heart of Washington, D.C., in a unique collaboration that will expand training in fact-checking journalism, create a new website to fact-check Arizona politicians, and grow Poynter’s teaching footprint in the nation’s capital.”

Ubergizmo: Washington D.C. Giving Away Free AirPods To Encourage Teens To Get Vaccinated

Ubergizmo: Washington D.C. Giving Away Free AirPods To Encourage Teens To Get Vaccinated. “There are several conditions that teens will need to meet in order to be eligible. This includes their vaccination being the first shot, they must have a parent or legal guardian there with them, and they need to bring identification in the form of their school ID, DC One Card, Kids Ride Free card, a report card, or proof of enrollment.”

Washington Post: Mayor Bowser’s poor spin about not following her own mask mandate

Washington Post: Mayor Bowser’s poor spin about not following her own mask mandate. “The mayor is in hot water because an opinion writer at the Washington Examiner reported that she violated her own mask order while attending a reception after a wedding at which she officiated. The mayor and her office have responded with spin and obfuscation — what we in the news business call a non-denial denial. In the process, she seems to have recast the meaning of the executive order that went into effect on the day of the wedding. Let’s explore.”

WUSA: Hackers demand $4 million ransom from DC police, as more officers’ confidential info posted to the dark web

WUSA: Hackers demand $4 million ransom from DC police, as more officers’ confidential info posted to the dark web. “In the latest escalation of an unprecedented cyber-attack against U.S. law enforcement, hackers belonging to the Russian-speaking Babuk syndicate posted a $4 million ransom demand against the Metropolitan Police Department on the dark web. The demand came as more D.C. police officers received notice their confidential information was included within the scope of the April hack.”

DCist: D.C. Launches Website For Vaccine Records, But Your Data Might Not Be In There Yet

DCist: D.C. Launches Website For Vaccine Records, But Your Data Might Not Be In There Yet. “The portal will allow residents to view and print official copies of their vaccination records, and their dependents’ records, at any time. Perfect for if you lost your vaccination card or ran it through the wash on accident. The record can also be used as proof for places that require COVID immunization. But many people on social media reported that despite being vaccinated, their data hasn’t shown up on the website.”

WUSA: MPD officer files obtained in server cyberattack, Chief Contee says

WUSA: MPD officer files obtained in server cyberattack, Chief Contee says. “Police files containing personal information on some MPD officers were compromised following a cyberattack on one of the DC Police Department’s internal servers, according to acting Chief Robert Contee. Hackers had previously claimed they’d posted confidential officer dossiers online. In an email sent to DC Police, Contee said files containing personal information had been obtained during a Babuk ransomware attack.”