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October 17, 2022, 4:25 AM

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Meta:
Meta says it found an externally-created Meta Workplace account that was used to spoof an internal Instagram system used as “evidence” for The Wire's reporting  —  This is an ongoing investigation and we will update as it unfolds.  At this time, we can confirm that the video shared …
Wall Street Journal:
New US export controls may affect 43+ senior executives at 16 public chip companies in China, forcing them to choose between their US citizenship and their jobs  —  At least 43 senior executives working with 16 listed Chinese semiconductor companies hold roles from CEO to vice president
Margaux Nijkerk / CoinDesk:
By Oct. 14, 51% of the blocks produced for Ethereum's blockchain adhered to the US Treasury's OFAC compliance recommendations that ban Tornado Cash transactions  —  Censorship has been a growing concern within the Ethereum ecosystem, especially since the advent of MEV-Boost after the Merge.
Osato Avan-Nomayo / The Block:
The hacker behind the Mango Markets exploit keeps $47M and returns $67M to the DeFi project after a Mango community vote; he claims all his actions were legal  —  - Eisenberg called the exploit a “profitable trading strategy” and said his actions were legal.
Joanna Glasner / Crunchbase News:
Analysis: 14 self-driving vehicle tech companies that went public in the past two years have seen an 80%+ average decline in their post-IPO stock price  —  A few years ago, public market investors sometimes lamented the lack of opportunities to directly invest in future-shaping technologies like autonomous driving.
ProPublica:
Many big US property managers use RealPage's YieldStar software to set rent prices, raising questions about potential collusion in violation of federal law  —  ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.  Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published.
Reuters:
The Mexican attorney general's office says it is investigating a ~$23M purchase of Pegasus by the prior administration and whether the NSO sold it legally  —  The Mexican attorney general's office said on Sunday it is investigating the purchase of Pegasus computer spyware by the previous administration …
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
The NLRB says Apple's Penn Square store employees in Oklahoma City voted to unionize with the CWA, counting 56 votes in favor and 32 against out of 95 employees  —  Workers at Apple's Penn Square store in Oklahoma City have voted to unionize with the Communications Workers of America, with 56 yeses, and 32 nos.

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