Secret Service agents could be called to testify against Donald Trump: report

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With the shifting of investigations on former President Donald Trump, there's a possibility that Secret Service agents might be asked to testify.

Senior Washington correspondent for BusinessInsider, Dave Levinthal, explained to SiriusXM host Julie Mason Monday morning that it harkens back to the days of former President Bill Clinton and the Ken Starr investigation. In that case, Levinthal explained that agents were subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury.

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Imagine you've forgotten once again the difference between a gorilla and a chimpanzee, so you do a quick Google image search of “gorilla." But instead of finding images of adorable animals, photos of a Black couple pop up.

Is this just a glitch in the algorithm? Or, is Google an ad company, not an information company, that's replicating the discrimination of the world it operates in? How can this discrimination be addressed and who is accountable for it?

“These platforms are encoded with racism," says UCLA professor and best-selling author of Algorithms of Oppression, Dr. Safiya Noble. “The logic is racist and sexist because it would allow for these kinds of false, misleading, kinds of results to come to the fore…There are unfortunately thousands of examples now of harm that comes from algorithmic discrimination."

On At Liberty this week, Dr. Noble joined us to discuss what she calls “algorithmic oppression," and what needs to be done to end this kind of bias and dismantle systemic racism in software, predictive analytics, search platforms, surveillance systems, and other technologies.

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