Amazon's policies prevent sellers from offering lower prices off-Amazon, which leads to higher prices for consumers.
The state of California filed an antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, citing the blogger's article as evidence and making him a witness.
Amazon's lawyers have subpoenaed the blogger for documents and demanded more after receiving them, causing financial and legal stress for the blogger, but Amazon risks losing the lawsuit and potentially facing a breakup.
A district court judge in New York has ruled that a warrant is required for a cell phone search at the border, "absent exigent circumstances".
This decision is historic and is a significant win for EFF, who have been advocating for a warrant for border searches of electronic devices for nearly a decade.
The Supreme Court has not yet considered the application of the border search exception to smartphones, laptops, and other electronic devices that contain the equivalent of millions of pages of information detailing the most intimate details of our lives.
JMAP is a new email standard that is open to innovators and developers, and was recently published by Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).
It is an alternative to proprietary email APIs that only work with Gmail and aims to meet modern expectations of developers and users for connectivity, efficiency, and mobile access.
JMAP offers faster and more secure email management, better mobile access, and is open to all users everywhere. It has free resources available for client developers and implementers, and you can join the JMAP community for email updates from the IETF working group.
Crab Programming Language is a new programming language with its compiler, standard library, and documentation.
It has a build system, x.py used for building the compiler, which manages the bootstrapping process.
To build and use Crab, the user must install dependencies such as python 3 or 2.7, git, C compiler, curl, pkg-config, libiconv, CMake 3.13.4, libstdc++-static, and OpenSSL (libssl-dev or openssl-devel).
People suggest various options for finding community outside of work, including hobbies with events, block parties, welcoming neighbors, volunteering, and joining sports teams or clubs that share your interests.
Emphasis is placed on finding places where psychological safety is high so that people can be vulnerable and form real connections.
It is important to find a community that aligns with personal values and interests.
Makeplane has released the open-source alternative to Jira called Plane, which is getting attention from users due to its speed and front-end extensibility with the Propel framework.
Jira's effectiveness depends on the experience of the managers and project managers, and there are challenges using it, such as slow performance and workflow/transitions issues.
Critics suggest that proper setup and knowledge of Jira's features are crucial for improving the efficiency of the system, while some users suggest that Jira's state could derive from the codebase to solve discrepancies between code and project management tools. Atlassian, Jira's developer, is pushing customers to move to their cloud system, and they have discontinued server-tier licensing.