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Measure would seek to limit the broad legal protection that federal law currently provides online platforms An executive order President Trump is expected to sign on Thursday would seek to limit the broad legal protection that...
Move is likely to draw pushback from tech companies; ACLU raises free-speech concerns President Trump is considering establishing a panel to review complaints of anticonservative bias on social media, according to people familiar with the matter,...
Almost two years after it first started talking about the idea, Facebook finally announced the members of its Oversight Board, the “Supreme Court” that will—theoretically, at least—have the ability to overrule Facebook and its chief executive Mark...
Twitter has started putting warning messages on tweets containing misleading information about Covid-19. And it confirmed US President Donald Trump, who has previously suggested injecting disinfectants could help cure coronavirus, would be subject to the new...
Two years ago Mark Zuckerberg, co-founder and chief executive of Facebook, first raised the idea of an independent “Supreme Court” that might help regulate content on the network.  Now, the first members of what it calls its Oversight...
The Supreme Court may hear a case that will test the country’s commitment to protecting protest organizers. No matter how many times Bud Abbott explained Who really was on first, Lou Costello never managed to get it. Costello would...
Groups that are helping to organize public protests against shelter-in-place orders will be banned from Facebook if they do not adhere to social-distancing guidelines, a company spokesperson told Vice. Protesters in Wisconsin, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and...
The move is just the most recent step in an aggressive and coordinated response by Facebook and other tech companies to promote facts and guidance from reputable sources. Facebook will begin to alert users after they've...
There is an unfortunate irony in the government bashing the telcos, while simultaneously relying on them to invest $26B to build out the 5G infrastructure The cash-strapped Trudeau Liberals have been casting around for election campaign...
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday proposed imposing criminal and civil penalties on those who spread false information online aimed at suppressing votes in U.S. elections. The Massachusetts senator released a plan that would “create...