UN experts warn of closing digital space amid COVID-19 pandemic – World

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GENEVA (30 July 2020) – UN human rights experts today warned of increased patterns of closing of digital spaces amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

UN Special Rapporteurs* attending the annual RightsCon conference on human rights in the digital age, the first fully online, stressed that “COVID-19 has made us even more reliant on digital technologies and the space they create for civic engagement. With the closing of civic space and restrictions on offline media, access to universal, open, affordable, secure, and stable Internet is vital to save lives, to prevent abuses, to continue to promote and protect human rights and urgently increase access to information”.

“Digital technologies that construct and surround the space in which we conduct our lives during these unprecedented times must not be used by governments or companies to restrict fundamental freedoms, reduce civic space, and target civil society actors, including human rights defenders,” they said.

The independent

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How to take a screenshot on any Lenovo computer

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  • You can capture a screenshot on your Lenovo computer in several different ways. 
  • If you have Windows 10, you can simply take a screenshot to be saved directly to your files, or you can take one and edit it before saving it.
  • If you aren’t running Windows 10, though, there are still ways to do both of those things, just with a few more steps.
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The ability to screenshot your computer screen can be useful for a number of reasons. You can show somebody exactly what you’re doing step-by-step, save a webpage for future reference, or screenshot frames of your favorite shows or movies.

Taking a screenshot works differently depending on the kind of computer you have, and the software that it’s running. On Lenovo, there are a few different ways to do it: some that only work with Windows 10,

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Rite Aid deployed facial recognition in hundreds of stores, report finds

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A masked woman pulls a cart on an urban street corner.
Enlarge / A woman wearing a mask walks past a Rite-Aid store in Portland, Oregon, in May 2020.

Pharmacy chain Rite Aid deployed facial recognition technology in hundreds of store locations in the nation’s largest cities, particularly in low-income neighborhoods predominantly home to people of color, a new report has found.

Reuters today published an in-depth report citing internal documents, interviews with more than 40 sources familiar with the systems, and first-hand observation of cameras in stores, which found the technology was deployed in at least 200 stores, including 75 identified in New York and Los Angeles.

Whenever a customer entered a store that uses the tech, their image was logged in a database. On return visits, the software added new images to existing customer profiles. It then ran those images against a list of “people Rite Aid previously observed engaging in potential criminal activity.” When the software made a

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SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Investigates Claims On Behalf of Investors of Guidewire Software, Inc. – GWRE

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NEW YORK, July 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pomerantz LLP is investigating claims on behalf of investors of Guidewire Software, Inc. (“Guidewire” or the “Company”) (NYSE:GWRE). Such investors are advised to contact Robert S. Willoughby at rswilloughby@pomlaw.com or 888-476-6529, ext. 7980.

The investigation concerns whether Guidewire and certain of its officers and/or directors have engaged in securities fraud or other unlawful business practices. 

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On March 4, 2020, Guidewire announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2020 and slashed its full-year revenue guidance by $57 million, from a range of $759 million to $771 million to only $702 million to $714 million. In addition, Guidewire cut its Annual Recurring Revenue guidance from a range of 14% to 16%, down to 11% to 12% for the third quarter of 2020. During the accompanying earnings conference call, Guidewire indicated that

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