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Adblock Plus filter lists may execute arbitrary code in web pages


HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19666148
Posted by dessant (karma: 702)
Post stats: Points: 167 - Comments: 68 - 2019-04-15T15:47:08Z

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On Ted Cruz' (R - TX) lawsuit agains tthe Federal Election Committee


No matter what you say about the case, the article or the entire website I hereby share, they personally had me at the first chapter already: «The unlikable, craven hypocrite has a point». This was beyond hilarious. :'D
Cruz is challenging an FEC rule that limits the amount of money candidates can reimburse themselves for personal loans given to their own campaigns. The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act limits repayments candidates can give themselves from post-election fundraising to $250,000. Cruz claims he loaned his campaign $260,000 during his Texas Senate battle against Beto O’Rourke.

Wealthy candidates have a First Amendment right (so the story goes) to spend as much as they want to buy themselves an election. But limiting how much they can reimburse themselves arguably disincentivizes profligate personal financing of elections. After $250K, all additional “speech” is a sunk cost. If that means some candidates will not loan themselves q
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To be sure, as a for-profit enterprise with its own unique set of #corporate "ethics", #Facebook has every right to impose whatever #filters it desires on the #media shared on its platform. It is entirely possible that one or more posts was flagged by Facebook's "triggered" readers who merely alerted a #censorship algo which blocked all content.

Alternatively, it is just as possible that Facebook simply decided to no longer allow its users to share our content in #retaliation for our extensive coverage of what some have dubbed the platform's "many problems", including #
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Linux Kernel Through 4.20.10 Found Vulnerable to Arbitrary Code Execution


Published Date: 02/18/2019 Last Modified Date: 02/19/2019 In the Linux kernel through 4.20.10, af_alg_release() in crypto/af_alg.c neglects to set a NULL value for a certain structure member, which…
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HN Discussion: https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=19210727
Posted by robin0 (karma: 71)
Post stats: Points: 125 - Comments: 72 - 2019-02-20T18:46:34Z

#HackerNews #42010 #arbitrary #code #execution #found #kernel #linux #through #vulnerable
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* Published Date: 02/18/2019
 * Last Modified Date: 02/19/2019

In the Linux kernel through 4.20.10, af_alg_release() in crypto/af_alg.c neglects to set a NULL value for a certain structure member, which leads to a use-after-free in sockfs_setattr.

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Top #Patreon #creators, of the #Intellectual #DarkWeb, say they're #launching an #alternate #crowdfunding #platform not #susceptible to #arbitrary #censorship



Jordan Peterson, a Canadian professor who has built a reputation for fighting ‘political correctness’ and ‘cultural Marxism,’ and the Libertarian comedian and pundit Dave Rubin announced Monday that they would launch an alternative to the crowdfunding website Patreon after the removal of several high-profile right-wing users of the service.
https://www.businessinsider.com.au/jordan-peterson-says-hell-launch-patreon-alternative-before-christmas-2018-12