Will online privacy make a comeback in 2020?

Last year was a landmark for online privacy in many ways, with something of a consensus emerging that consumers deserve protection from the companies that sell their attention and behavior for profit. The debate now is largely around how to regulate platforms, not whether it needs to happen. The consensus among key legislators acknowledges that privacy is not just of benefit to individuals but can be likened to public health; a level of protection afforded to each of us helps inoculate democratic societies from manipulation by vested and vicious interests. The fact that human rights are being systematically abused at population-scale because of the pervasive profiling of Internet users — a surveillance business that’s dominated in the West by tech …

James Bond ‘can be of any color, but he is male,’ says longtime franchise producer

(L-R) Producer Michael G Wilson, cast member Daniel Craig and producer Barbara Broccoli attend the “Bond 25” film launch at Ian Fleming’s Home ‘GoldenEye’ on April 25, 2019 in Montego Bay, Jamaica. (Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images for Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures) Last July, reports claimed that the next Agent 007 would be played by British actress Lashana Lynch, with the upcoming “No Time to Die” flick to reveal her 007 status. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP However, as the Los Angeles Times noted, the movie’s official trailer, which was released in December, dispelled those rumors. “No Time to Die” hits theaters on April 8. On Our Radar

Guy Reanimates Sleeping Beauty for Epic Move Theater Proposal

For the past six months, filmmaker Lee Loechler has been animating his girlfriend and himself into her favourite movie, Sleeping Beauty. With friends and family in the back rows, buffered by a couple of rows of helpful Redditors, Lee popped the question in a “crowded” movie theater (to clarify, he rented out the theater and everyone in the room was in on it). Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

The Sydney Opera House Says Thank You to the Brave Firefighters

Photograph by Ken Leanfore This past weekend, the Sydney Opera House illuminated its iconic sails in a show of support for everyone affected by the devastating bushfires in Australia. “We want to send a message of hope and strength, and importantly to thank the emergency services and volunteers for their incredible efforts and courage.” The photo by Ken Leanfore was shared across the Opera House’s social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). In a further effort to assist — and raise funds — the Opera House is also hosting a huge comedy gig on its steps and forecourt on Monday, March 16th, 2020. Called Comedy Steps Up for Bushfire Relief, the outdoor gala performance will see Arj Barker, Tim Minchin, Becky Lucas …