A ridiculous celebrity swag bag stuffed with a $250 vibrator is illegally exploiting the Oscars’ buzz, according to a new lawsuit. The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences is suing marketing firm Distinctive Assets saying the company infringed on its Oscars trademark and goodwill when it announced its “unseemly” $220,000 goodie bag for nominees earlier this month… New York Daily News
Wednesday on the NewsHour, high-ranking senators weigh in on the fight over nominating Justice Antonin Scalia’s successor. Also: Apple opposes a judge’s order to unlock the iPhone for the FBI, campaign dispatches from battleground states South Carolina and Nevada, an Apartheid-era police official helps those he once brutalized and film composer Carter Burwell on the craft of storytelling. Video News.
Former CIA Ops Officer Bryan Dean Wright, Judge Alex Ferrer, Fox News political contributor Tammy Bruce and The Resurgent editor Erick Erickson on Apple’s battle over privacy with the federal government.. Fox News New York 2016.
Since the San Bernardino attack, the FBI has been trying to read the contents of a cell phone used by attacker Syed Farook, made impossible by encryption. Now Apple CEO Tim Cook is rejecting a federal court order to create software to unlock the device. Gwen Ifill talks to Stewart Baker, former assistant secretary of Homeland Security, and Nate Cardozo of the Electronic Frontier Foundation . PBS NewsHour video New York 2016