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How Governments Shut Down the Internet | WSJ

February 28, 2020 at 5:21 am | Blog | Colt Stanton -

(pulsing electronic tones) – [Narrator] More governments are kicking people off the internet than ever before. It usually happens during politically-sensitive times like elections, protests, and conflicts. Last year, governments shut down the internet more frequently than in previous years according to a digital rights group that started tracking the practice in 2011. For instance,

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How the U.S. Government Obtains and Uses Cellphone Location Data | WSJ

February 10, 2020 at 10:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

(light music) – [Narrator] You’re probably aware that different apps on your cellphone can track your movements. That location data is commercially available along with other personal information like your social media profile, email address, and date of birth. But what the Wall Street Journal has learned is that the government has also bought a

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Betty Liu on election-year market trends | Money in :60 | GZERO Media

January 30, 2020 at 12:53 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

I’m Betty Liu with your Money In 60 Seconds. Let’s get right to it. So, the short answer is it depends. There’s lots of factors that affect the markets, right. But there are some trends. So, the S&P has had its best performance in the year before elections and the second-best performance on election year.

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Why The Polls Keep Getting It Wrong – Cheddar Explains

December 28, 2019 at 5:49 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

This pile of beans and this chart help explain this or why polls that are supposed to predict election results keep missing the mark. To really understand the problems with modern polling, we’ve got to start at the beginning. In 1936, the US presidential election pitted incumbent Democrat Franklin Roosevelt against Alf Landon, a Republican

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Weird, obscure laws that still exist in Australia | What’s Going On?

December 16, 2019 at 6:50 pm | Blog | Colt Stanton -

Have you ever paid for something with all the loose change in your wallet? What if you wanted to pay for some milk and bread with $10 worth of 50-cent coins? Doesn’t sound too bad, right? Well, you could be refused service. It’s happened before and it turns out it’s completely legal. There’s an obscure

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