Your Daily Shot: 5 Things You Need To Know Including Capital One Data Breach, Amazon is “12,” And More

Your Daily Shot is on it’s way. Today brings Capital One data breach, Amazon is officially “12,” MS Officers Are Accused of Brutality, a jury decided Katy Perry’s Dark  Horse copied a 2009 Christian rap song, and more shots on the way. Check below for the latest. 

1. Capital One Data Breach

First Equifax now Capital One. On Monday, Capital One announced that a Seattle woman hacked into their systems and gained access to over 100 million credit card applications, and the hacker acquired thousands of Social Security and bank account numbers investigators say. Full story can be found here. #CapitalOneBreach

2. Amazon’s Ring Partners With 200 U.S. Police Departments

Photo Credit – Digital Trends

Amazon’s Ring is 12, the boys, the Johnnies, them people, One time, 5-0. Mannnn, Amazon is the police. A new report released by the Motherboard is showing Amazon’s home surveillance company Ring has partnered with over 200 U.S. police departments. The email and notes from a chief of police detailing how they use the information can be found here

3. Jury Decides Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” Copied A 2009 Christian Rap Song

This April 11, 2019 file photo shows Katy Perry at the 10th annual DVF Awards at the Brooklyn Museum in New York. A jury has found that Perry’s 2013 hit “Dark Horse,” copied a 2009 Christian rap song. The nine-member federal jury in Los Angeles returned the unanimous verdict Monday, July 29, 2019. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP, File)

In a rare unanimous decision by a jury to decide against a major artist like Katy Perry has been long overdue. Christian rapper Flame’s 2009 song was copied by Perry in her 2013 hit song “Dark Horse,” which tore through the charts. Now she and her big shot producers have to pay for it. Read full story here.  

4. Trump Accuses Black Congressman Of Being “Racist”

Representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland is the latest recipient of Twitter attacks from President Trump.J. SCOTT APPLEWHITE / AP

Trump once again is doubling down on Twitter after his remarks attacking the City of Baltimore and calling it a “rat-infested mess.” On Monday, Trump called Rep. Cummings a “racist” and sent out barrage of aimed at Rep. Cummings, Pelosi and “The Squad” for pushing back against Trump. Read more of the story here

5. MS Officers Accused of Brutally Beating A Defenseless Black Man

Picture of David T. Logan provided by attorney Carlos Moore

David T. Logan was allegedly beaten by Yolobusha County police officers. Civil Rights and criminal defense attorney Carlos Moore has been retained by Mr. Logan. Moore asserts that his client was brutally beaten, unjustly, while handcuffed. This all stems from what Sheriff Humphreys says was caused by Mr. Logan “resisting and kicking” officers. Mr. Logan was being arrested for allegedly driving without a driver’s license. To read more on this story, click here. This is a developing story. 

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