As Peter Thiel ditches Silicon Valley for LA · locals tout 'conservative renaissance'

As Peter Thiel ditches Silicon Valley for LA, locals tout ‘conservative renaissance’

http://ift.tt/2Cq3aEA The outspoken libertarian’s departure is a sign of the times, say LA conservatives, as Silicon Valley faces criticism for silencing alternative viewpoints The only living Trump supporter in Silicon Valley If the billionaire tech investor and noted libertarian Peter Thiel really does leave Silicon Valley for Los Angeles to escape what he views as… Continue reading As Peter Thiel ditches Silicon Valley for LA, locals tout ‘conservative renaissance’

Sugar Land man scheduled for execution after killing his family loses appeal - Chron.com

Sugar Land man scheduled for execution after killing his family loses appeal – Chron.com

http://ift.tt/2sEpNpa BACKGROUND: Sugar Land father fights execution of son who had rest of family killed. But the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday turned down the appeal and request for a stay. The 38-year-old was sent to death row in 2007 after a Ford Bend jury …Bart Whitaker wanted to kill his entire family,… Continue reading Sugar Land man scheduled for execution after killing his family loses appeal – Chron.com

How to explain the inflatable penises | Brief letters

How to explain the inflatable penises | Brief letters

http://ift.tt/2EywUVs holiday lets | 1970s contraception | Mattinata | Dame’s Delight | Birthday listings | Jazz thanks In Bath it is not just Airbnb that’s a problem (Letters, 15 February). A housing association is renting out former council homes as holiday lets. One is let to hen parties, leaving neighbours to explain to their children the… Continue reading How to explain the inflatable penises | Brief letters

Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court

Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court

http://ift.tt/2o4NtOD Social network instructed to delete illegally collected data or face €100m in fines after it loses case over consent and tracking Facebook has been ordered by a Belgian court to stop collecting data on users or face daily fines of €250,000 a day, or up to €100m. The court ruled on Friday that Facebook… Continue reading Facebook ordered to stop collecting user data by Belgian court