Tesla Will Lock Out Contractors on Monday Unless Employees Vouch For Them Gizmodo (The Rev Kev)
Facebook Considering Paid Subscription Without Ads? International Business Times
Apple admits iOS 11.3 bricks microphones on some iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models Techradar (The Rev Kev)
Review of Bryan Caplan’s The Case Against Education Shtetl-Optimized
Big Brother IS Watching You Watch
Personal privacy vs. public security: fight! TechCrunch (The Rev Kev)
Spying charges against Chinese-American scientists spark fears of a witch hunt SCMP. Although this situation has worsened under Trump, it didn’t start there.
Is This The Perfect Battery? OilPrice.com
California to require solar panels on most new homes Engadget (The Rev Kev)
VW board considers seeking damages from former CEO FT. US prosecutors filed charges in March against the CEO and other officers; the indictment was unsealed last week. The Criminal Charges Against Volkswagen’s Former CEO Over Diesel Cheating Are Largely Symbolic Jalopnik
An off-duty police officer thought a man stole Mentos. So he drew his gun. WaPo (The Rev Kev)
Iowa Bans Most Abortions As Governor Signs ‘Heartbeat’ Bill NPR (UserFriendly). Yves: “If the Dems weren’t so stupid, this is their best rallying cry for November, that the US needs to pass a Federal law confirming the right to an abortion.”
Before he died, this biohacker was planning a CRISPR trial in Mexicoo MIT Technology Review
Trump Tricks Trade Partners into Dangerous Game Der Spiegel
Swiss Guards: World’s oldest standing army gets new headgear AP Alas, they’re plastic.
Israeli Operatives Who Aided Harvey Weinstein Collected Information on Former Obama Administration Officials The New Yorker. Chuck L: “Did someone in the Borg forget to refill The New Yorker’s kool-aid bottle?”
Save the Iran nuclear deal, Ms. Merkel Handelsblatt
Fate of Iran nuclear deal at stake as UK foreign secretary heads to Washington Guardian. This is exactly what’s needed! Send in the clowns.
Feedback: Noble Charter Schools Story Hit A Nerve NPR Illinois (furzy)
Kill Me Now
Carville: Clinton unlikely to run again but she’s ‘always gotten the most votes’ May be true, but please don’t encourage her.
Roaming Charges: All the President’s Lawyers Counterpunch
Antidote du Jour:
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.