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Listen to narrated versions of WIRED's biggest stories in the morning, and get an update on the day’s most interesting story from Editor in Chief Nick Thompson in the afternoon.

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Listen to narrated versions of WIRED's biggest stories in the morning, and get an update on the day’s most interesting story from Editor in Chief Nick Thompson in the afternoon.

    The Fate of Section 230—Most Interesting Thing in Tech

    The Fate of Section 230—Most Interesting Thing in Tech

    The president wants to overhaul section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, one of the foundational laws of the modern Internet. Why? Well, it seems just because he is mad at Twitter right now. He probably doesn’t have the legal authority to succeed, but, if he does, he’ll be opening Pandora’s Box.

    • 4 min
    A race to understand outdoor transmission, a new set of guidelines for reopening offices, and difficult decisions for IVF patients- Tech in Two

    A race to understand outdoor transmission, a new set of guidelines for reopening offices, and difficult decisions for IVF patients- Tech in Two

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    Twitter Fact-Checks Trump—Most Interesting Thing in Tech

    Twitter Fact-Checks Trump—Most Interesting Thing in Tech

    Twitter's fact checkers just cracked down on Donald Trump. But they did it for interesting reasons and in an imperfect way. They're going to get a lot of blowback, even if trying to limit false statements about elections is an important thing to do.

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    Contact tracing faces security issues, infection rates are rising, and Google is rolling out new features to help- Tech in Two

    Contact tracing faces security issues, infection rates are rising, and Google is rolling out new features to help- Tech in Two

    Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less. Get even more news you can use with the Tech in Two newsletter. Sign up here: https://www.wired.com/tt

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    Japan ends its state of emergency, New Zealand floats a four-day workweek, and the US approaches 100,000 deaths- Tech in Two

    Japan ends its state of emergency, New Zealand floats a four-day workweek, and the US approaches 100,000 deaths- Tech in Two

    Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less. Get even more news you can use with the Tech in Two newsletter. Sign up here: https://www.wired.com/tt

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    How Facebook Allowed Mass Partisanship—Most Interesting Thing in Tech

    How Facebook Allowed Mass Partisanship—Most Interesting Thing in Tech

    New reporting from the WSJ about an internal effort at the company to limit the ways the platform pushes people into filter bubbles and enables partisanship. And, unfortunately, details about how the platform mostly quashed the proposed changes. You can read the story here: https://www.wsj.com/articles/facebook-knows-it-encourages-division-top-executives-nixed-solutions-11590507499

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