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NY gov releases nearly 200 detainees from crisis-ridden Rikers Island jail, where staff shortages saw inmates ‘running the asylum’

The Less Is More Act, as it’s called, is designed to end the re-imprisonment of individuals for “technical parole violations,” one of the primary contributors to the island jails’ overcrowding, according to Hochul. “Parole in this state often becomes a ticket back into jail because of technical violations,” she explained, …

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Russia fines US tech giants Facebook, Twitter & WhatsApp nearly half million dollars over refusal to stop sending user data abroad

On Thursday, media watchdog Roskomnadzor issued a statement confirming that Moscow’s Tagansky Court had slapped steep fines on three American social platforms, microblogging site Twitter, messaging service WhatsApp and its parent company, Facebook. “By court order, WhatsApp was fined 4 million rubles ($54,000),” officials said. “Facebook – 15 million rubles …

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