Judge Scolds Lyft and Labor Rights Advocates in Sick Pay Dispute

Rejecting an emergency request to make Lyft give sick pay to its drivers, a federal judge in California on Tuesday scolded labor rights lawyers for exploiting a pandemic to advance a lawsuit “riddled with defects” but also chided the rideshare company for blatantly violating state labor laws.

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Court Steps in After Tennessee County Loses Dash-Cam Video

Before appointing a forensic examiner or considering sanctions against a Tennessee county for the loss of months of dashboard camera footage – possible evidence for nine lawsuits against a single sheriff’s deputy accused of a range of misconduct – a federal magistrate wants to ensure the footage is actually gone. 

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Feds Shut Down Russian Hacking Site, Arrest Manager

The FBI on Tuesday shut down a Russian-based cyber platform which had more than $17 million in sales for criminal products and services – the largest centralized platform for purchasing compromised social media and financial accounts – following the arrest of its administrator, a hacker who stole customers’ personal information from U.S.-based companies.

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