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Le Roy Twitter suspended over music copyright claim

UPDATE, 8:30 a.m.: Le Roy Junior-Senior High School's Twitter account has been restored one week after the account had been suspended by the social media company.The account, @LeRoy_Knights, was restored Thursday, said High School Principal Tim McArdle.The account, which frequently posts videos, photos and other updates regarding the junior-senior high school and its student body, had inactive for a week after a music copyright claim had been made for a Sept. 5, 2018, that included music that was protected by copyright. Visitors to the Twitter account saw a message from Twitter indicating the account had been suspended, but did not provide an explanation for the action.Twitter has not responded to requests for comment from The Daily News.Le Roy's Twitter account was created in 2013 and had more than 15,000 posts. The district is also active on Facebook and Instragram.The Twitter account for Wolcott Street School, the district's elementary school, was unaffected by the high school account's suspension.Original story, Feb. 10:LE ROY — Le Roy High School’s Twitter account, @LeRoy_Knights has been suspended for the past week due to a music copyright claim.The school received an e-mail from Twitter about a post the district made on Sept. 5, 2018, that included copyrighted…

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India chides Twitter for not complying with blocking orders

NEW DELHI (AP) — India has chided Twitter for not complying with its orders to remove certain accounts and content, warning it “must respect” Indian laws “irrespective of Twitter’s own rules and guidelines.” The social media giant has found itself in a standoff with the government after it refused to fully comply with last week’s government order to remove some accounts officials accuse of spreading misinformation about ongoing protests, including those of news organizations, journalists, activists and politicians. Twitter’s actions appeared to irk the government. It served Twitter a non-compliance notice and threatened its officials with a fine and imprisonment of up to seven years for violating its order. Critics the government is using the protests to escalate a crackdown on free speech.

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Tech Bytes: Twitter subscription fees, Spotify live lyrics, and PGA distance measuring

by: Dylan Abad Posted: Feb 10, 2021 / 06:26 AM EST / Updated: Feb 10, 2021 / 06:26 AM EST Twitter is considering fees to use its platform. The company confirms it is exploring subscriptions and other revenue generating features. It’s primary money-maker is still ads. According to bloomberg, one idea Twitter is considering is to allow people to tip the users they follow. Spotify says it’s testing the streaming of live lyrics in the U.S. The music streaming service started offering the new lyrics feature to some American users Tuesday. No word yet on when the test will expand. The company once offered the feature in the U.S., but stopped in 2016.  Distance measuring devices are being allowed for the first time at three major golf tournaments. The devices allow players to focus on an object and determine its exact yardage from the ball. They’ll be used at one event each on the PGA, women’s, and senior tours.

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News Brief: Trump Trial, Domestic Extremism, Twitter's Birdwatch

News Brief: Trump Trial, Domestic Extremism, Twitter's Birdwatch House impeachment managers will present their opening arguments. The U.S. military examines domestic extremism within its ranks. Twitter begins an effort to try to stop the spread of misinformation. February 10, 20215:09 AM ET News Brief: Trump Trial, Domestic Extremism, Twitter's Birdwatch Download Embed House impeachment managers will present their opening arguments. The U.S. military examines domestic extremism within its ranks. Twitter begins an effort to try to stop the spread of misinformation.

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BRIEF-Twitter Says Since Launching COVID-19 Misleading Information Policy In March 2020, Co …

By Reuters Staff1 Min ReadFeb 9 (Reuters) - Twitter Inc:* TWITTER SAYS SINCE LAUNCHING COVID-19 MISLEADING INFORMATION POLICY IN MARCH 2020, CO REMOVED 8,493 TWEETS* TWITTER - SINCE MARCH 2020, CO'S AUTOMATED SYSTEMS CHALLENGED 11.5 MILLION ACCOUNTS TARGETING DISCUSSIONS ON COVID-19 WITH SPAMMY, MANIPULATIVE BEHAVIORS Source text : bit.ly/2N7fFQj Further company coverage:Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.for-phone-onlyfor-tablet-portrait-upfor-tablet-landscape-upfor-desktop-upfor-wide-desktop-up

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Centre may drag Twitter into legal mire for failing to 'quickly comply' with requests: Report

If it does seek legal recourse, the Centre could lodge an FIR against Twitter under Section 69A (3) of the Information Technology Act February 09, 2021 / 01:51 PM IST Laidback compliance to the Centre’s request could land Twitter in a legal tangle.The Indian government has asked the microblogging site to delete around 1,400 handles for allegedly “instigating protests against the farm bills”, and if it fails to comply speedily may face legal action, a senior government official told The Economic Times.Moneycontrol could not independently verify the report.The source added, “The Centre wants to give the United States-based company some more time as it does not want to be seen as high-handed or vindictive.”If it does seek legal recourse, the Centre could lodge an FIR against Twitter under Section 69A (3) of the Information Technology Act, 2000, which also allows the Centre to suspend the platform “in national interest or for public order.” The section was also used to ban over 200 Chinese apps last year.Follow our LIVE Updates on the Farmers' Protest hereThe consideration comes after Twitter “was the only exception” and lagged on taking action based on requests from the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) while YouTube…

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Twitter Considers Subscription Fee for Tweetdeck, Unique Content

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Rihanna Faces Twitter Outrage Over Fenty Beauty Procuring Makeup Ingredient From Child …

New Delhi: US pop star Rihanna is facing global outrage after an IANS newsbreak on her company Fenty Beauty under the lens in India for sourcing mica from mines in Jharkhand which use child labour. Also Read - Does Jack Dorsey Support Farmers' Protests? Twitter CEO 'Likes' Tweets Praising Rihanna's Stand Following the IANS expose, there have been several reactions on social media with Fenty Beauty’s connection with Blood Mica becoming a global talking point. Also Read - Irfan Pathan Supports Rihanna And Thunberg on Farmers' Protest, Former India All-rounder Cryptic Tweet Goes Viral | POST IANS gives you a sample of some of these international reactions on Twitter. Also Read - #FarmersProtest Gets Global Support; Ministers, Bollywood Celebs Slam Rihanna, Thunberg, Others With #IndiaTogether Priya Kulkarni from USA wrote, “Rihanna Fenty Beauty brand under lens in India for “Using mica from mines hiring child labour”. Cyrus Cohen from New York wrote, “Rihanna Stop using real mica sharing the brutalities video on children engaged in mica mining”.there have been several reactions on social media with Fenty Beauty’s connection with Blood Mica becoming a global talking point. B from Virginia tweeted: “@fentybeauty are y’all 100% #CrueltyFree? @GavinNewsom, they seem to be…

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Dogecoin's price jumped as high as 35% after Elon Musk tweeted 'Dogecoin to the Moooonn' in a …

Dogecoin jumped as much as 35% in 24 hours as Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about the cryptocurrency. The cryptocurrency's price later dropped again before climbing back to about 25% gains. Year-to-date returns on the meme-based cryptocurrency were about 1,032.91%, according to CoinDesk.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Elon Musk, chief executive at Tesla and SpaceX, drove the price of Dogecoin cryptocurrency by as much as 35% higher with a series of tweets late Saturday. The digital currency hit an all-time high of $0.065448, up about 35% from its 24-hour low of $0.048356, according to CoinDesk. The cryptocurrency's price later dropped again before climbing back to about 25% gains.Year-to-date returns on the cryptocurrency were about 1,032.91%, the site said. The cryptocurrency had a market capitalization of about $7.81 billion early Sunday. Musk on Saturday night posted a Twitter poll, asking his 45.8 million followers to choose "the future currency of Earth." He gave two options: "Dogecoin to the Moooonn" or "All other crypto combined." The poll resulted in 71.3% of the 2.4 million voters saying that "Dogecoin to the Moooonn" would be the future of currency. Read more: Investors are flocking to trade Dogecoin and other hot digital tokens on Voyager, a…

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'Can walk on waters': Twitter explodes after Joe Root's stunning catch to dismiss Ajinkya Rahane

Joe Root takes a brilliant catch to dismiss Ajinkya Rahane(Screengrab/Twitter) Joe Root took a one-handed catch to dismiss Ajinkya Rahane on Day 3 of India vs England Test in Chennai. Here’s how Twitter reacted to Joe Root’s stunning catch. UPDATED ON FEB 07, 2021 06:44 PM IST Twitter exploded after England captain Joe Root took a stunning one-handed catch to dismiss India’s Ajinkya Rahane on Day 3 of India vs England first Test match at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.Root, who became the first in the history of cricket to score a double hundred in his 100th Test, took a terrific reflex catch of off-spinner Dom Bess’ delivery to prize out Ajinkya Rahane’s wicket.Bess, who had his tail up after the huge wicket of India captain Virat Kohli in his previous over, tossed it up to Rahane in the 27th over of the Indian innings. Rahane jumped down the track and converted it into a full toss but didn’t quite play the cover drive with full force. What was worse, was the fact that it went in the air and Root who was standing at covers flew towards his left and grabbed a one-handed stunner.Joe Root’s stunning catch meant,…

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