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I used the internet to find out some of the most fun / important / scary / compelling stories about technology today.

1 About 60% of Americans have had covid at least once
But that doesn’t mean it can’t be re-negotiated (and re-negotiated.) (Bloomberg 2)
, Incomplete data has delayed vaccinations for people under five(NYT)
, Millions of Beijing residents are being tested to stem the tide of local snowballing. (Reuters)

2 Congress is weighing new privacy laws
Surprisingly, Big Tech is trying to control the storyline. (WSJ)
, European Union warns Elon Musk that Twitter must still abide by its rules(FT)
, The progress that Twitter has made on moderation could be wasted. (NBC)

3 tech giants tricked into handing out data used to sexually harass minors
By imitating police agencies and making legal requests. (Bloomberg 2)
, The police department’s comfortable relationship with surveillance tech companies. (Motherboard)
, Computer monitoring software is making a mistake in the lives of workers. (The Guardian)

4 Even Facebook does not know what it is doing with your data
And the lack of control makes it very difficult to change its data-sharing policies. (Motherboard)

5 How can the way we perceive time make everything less terrifying?
For a brighter political future, it may be worth a try. (Wired $)

6 Internet blackouts are now the weapon of choice for dictatorial regimes
They have gone from last to first resort. (Rest of the world)
, But people are becoming faster and smarter in ignoring sensors. (TR)

7 Shine is coming from Netflix
The constant flow of quality new material is drying up just as it is becoming more expensive. (Atlantic 2)
, Can video games provide him with a crucial new source of income? (WP)
, Can Netflix weather the cost of a life crisis? (FT)

8 These days, even young children are potential NFT customers
So they can obviously practice becoming “the digital citizens of tomorrow.” (NYT)

9 Virtual reality can help alleviate chronic pain
But affordability is a clear barrier to widespread adoption. (NYT)

10 How iPhone AutoCorrect actually works
Hint: Closing it all together is a polite exercise in how we forgot to spell. (WSJ)

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