USDR Newsstand: What We are Reading

By Kelly Leung,AssociateEditor, USDR.

Our periodical feature of what our editors, contributors, andreadersare recommending.

America’s Cyber-Security Proto-Laws Banned ‘Surveillance in Disguise’– Two computer security bills have recently passed. One is the Protecting Cyber Networks Act, which ensures that companies remove any personal identification before releasing data to the government. The second is the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act, which protects companies from lawsuits in case they do share private information. One person is calling these two bills “surveillance bills in disguise” instead of cyber-security “Information Sharing” bills.  Source: theregister.co.uk

Patent Application Reveals New Details About Amazon’s Drone–  Amazon’s patent for it’s new delivery drone has recently been published by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Source: wired.com

Great Gut Distinction: Has Modern Life Destroyed Our Diet?– New evidence proves that the ailments suffered today, such as Asthma, didn’t occur as often in human predecessors. Modern lifestyle is likely to blame. Source: bbc.com

Don’t Close the American Mind– All types of minorities (be it racial, sexual, political, etc.) benefit from a more open society. This article calls for the ending of replacing “intolerant laws with another.” On the other hand, doesn’t society benefit by rules of what is and is not tolerated? Source: reason.com

7 Key Facts About Austerity and the UK Election– The majority of Parliament seats were won by The British Conservative Party. This article highlights seven essential facts to keep in mind when discussing the most recent UK elections. Source: vox.com

How One Church Survived their Mother’s Day Controversy- It’s not a holiday without a little controversy…This article is two years old but can still be relevant today. Source: ethicsdaily.com

All opinions expressed on USDR are those of the author and not necessarily those of US Daily Review.
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