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Linked: “Apple granted patent for way to stop iPhones from taking photos at concerts or sensitive locations”

via 9to5Mac: For example, an infrared emitter can be located in areas where picture or video capture is prohibited, and the emitter can generate infrared signals with encoded data that includes commands to disable the recording functions of devices. An electronic device can then receive the infrared signals, decode the data and temporarily disable the …

Linked: “Why I Quit Twitter — and Left Behind 35,000 Followers”

via NYTimes: When I announced Tuesday that I would leave Twitter to the anti-Semites, racists and misogynist “Bernie Bros” who had been threatening female reporters covering Hillary Clinton, something clicked in Twitter headquarters. Almost immediately, I began receiving emailed notices informing me that many of the accounts I had flagged had been suspended. I could …