How Tumblr’s adult content crackdown could alienate users

San Francisco (CNN Business)Tumblr says it is banning images and videos that feature “adult content,” including pornography, from its platform. The change, which will start December 17, threatens to alienate some of the blogging website’s most active communities. By expanding its list of banned material, Tumblr said it wants to make more people “feel comfortable expressing themselves” on the platform. Tumblr will still allow written adult content, including erotica, fan fiction and other creative writing. The company will enforce the new rules through a combination of automated detection, human moderation and assistance from community members who flag objectionable posts they…

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Supreme Court double jeopardy case could impact presidential pardon power

Washington (CNN)The Supreme Court grappled on Thursday with a case concerning an exception to the Fifth Amendment’s ban on prosecuting an individual twice for the same offense in a case that could also possibly impact President Donald Trump’s pardon power as it applied to the Robert Mueller probe. In addition, it could also impact the presidential pardon power, leading to a question of what would happen if President were to pardon an individual like his former campaign chairman Paul Manafort for federal offenses. Under the exception, a state could conceivably bring a prosecution for the same crimes. That might not…

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Push for more elderly crime convictions

“I’d like to assure older people that cases that go to the police will be investigated.” The CPS is opening its books on four cases involving older victims on Monday at its first area scrutiny panel on the issue in England and Wales. It wants feedback from different organisations on how they prosecuted them. Mr Hughes said he accepted older people could be patronised or stereotyped as all being vulnerable, but they wanted to learn lessons so more people would have the confidence to report crimes. Hostility to elderly people could become a hate crime Driveway conman made £1m from…

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Ivanka Trump’s 2009 Book Warning On Dangers Of Email Comes Back To Haunt Her

But President Donald Trump’s eldest daughter perhaps should have known better, given how she reportedly “My friend Andrew Cuomo, New York’s great attorney general (who is now Governor of New York), tells me that e-mail is the key to prosecuting just about everyone these days,” wrote Trump. Screenshot/Google Books can be so incredibly slapdash with their electronic messages, as if they were some modern version of smoke signals that can disappear without a trace.” RELATED COVERAGE Fox News Gets 'Late Show' Silent Treatment Over Ivanka Trump's Emails It's No Surprise Who Trump Thinks Should Be Time's 2018 'Person Of The…

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What’s next for #MeToo after Kavanaugh’s confirmation

(CNN)For many, the fight against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation was about more than a seat on the Supreme Court. It was a test of how far the conversation about sexual violence has come in the year since survivors began raising their voices. “As a result, we will be taking our power to the polls in November and voting them right out.” The first target of their political activism is the midterms, followed by the 2019 Women’s March. Then, all eyes will be on the 2020 general election. Otherwise, activists and civil rights groups say they will continue working to strengthen laws…

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