Apple Issues an Apology for Listening to Siri Recordings

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Have you ever thought your iPhone was spying on you? It probably has been. It’s been reported that Apple allowed human contractors to have access to Siri commands. These practices have compromised the company’s efforts to remain a trusted steward of privacy. Apple is now promising to make changes. Apple apologized in a blog post, Read More

Over 10,000 New Yorkers to See Marijuana Convictions Disappear

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New York state will expunge the records of those with low-level marijuana charges. The new law was passed in June and took effect on Wednesday August 28th, 2019. Under the new law, 10,872 people in New York City will automatically have their records wiped clean of marijuana convictions. It is said that an additional 13,357 people will see marijuana convictions Read More

Nevada Judge’s Ruling could Pause Licensing for New Cannabis Shops

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Clark County District Court Judge Elizabeth Gonzales issued an injunction August 23, 2019, creating an issue in licensing for newer Cannabis shops, many of which were issued in 2018. This injunction stops Nevada state from performing final inspections for any licensees who didn’t provide clear identification as to who is an officer of the company.  Read More

Weedmaps Makes Decision to Ban Unlicensed Cannabis Sellers

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In February 2018, Weedmaps received a cease and desist letter from the Bureau of Cannabis Control. The letter stated that the company was breaking state laws by advertising unlicensed dispensaries on it’s platform.  In response, Weedmaps evaded the orders by stating it is protected under Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency act. Section 23o Read More