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Enjoining the Cloud

At Tech Crunch, Leena Rao reports that the Electronic Privacy Information Center has asked the FTC to investigate the privacy and security measures of Google's cloud computing services. In the complaint, EPIC says that the recent security breach at Google Docs exemplified the "risks posed by the very nature of Cloud Computing Services." EPIC asks that the FTC "enjoin Google from offering Cloud Computing Services until safeguards are verifiably established."

The Scan

Tens of Millions Saved

The Associated Press writes that vaccines against COVID-19 saved an estimated 20 million lives in their first year.

Supersized Bacterium

NPR reports that researchers have found and characterized a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye.

Also Subvariants

Moderna says its bivalent SARS-CoV-2 vaccine leads to a strong immune response against Omicron subvariants, the Wall Street Journal reports.

Science Papers Present Gene-Edited Mouse Models of Liver Cancer, Hürthle Cell Carcinoma Analysis

In Science this week: a collection of mouse models of primary liver cancer, and more.