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No news: The engineering failure to block fake news and hate speech

Facebook, Google, and Twitter are under pressure by US and European law makers to spot and curb harmful content. Facebook decides to drop news …

Internet

Spotify Is Banning Cory Bernardi's Hottest 100 Protest Playlist

industry > News<p>Spotify Is Banning Cory Bernardi's Hottest 100 Protest Playlist<p>Following a wave of backlash by some of Australia's biggest music names …

Cory Bernardi

China disrupts global companies’ web access

China is plugging the last holes in its 'Great Firewall' internet censorship apparatus, hampering global groups’ ability to operate in the …

World Wide Web

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Russian Censorship Scandal Forces Ministry to Reissue Paddington 2 License

Russian cinema owners complained of “unprecedented” government overreach.

Trump economic aide Cohn departs after trade disagreement

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top economic adviser Gary Cohn is leaving the White House after breaking with President Donald Trump on trade policy, the latest in …

'It's Fake News!': Congresswoman Who Said Most Mass Shooters Are Democrats Cuts Off Interview

“Bye. Done. It’s ridiculous.”<p>Rep. Claudia Tenney (R-N.Y.) walked away from a television interview over the weekend after she was asked about her claim that Democrats are more prone to be mass shooters.<p>The first-term congresswoman made the comment last month in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, …

Yahoo is now part of Oath

Before you continue...<p>Yahoo is now part of the Oath family. Due to EU data protection laws, we (Oath), our vendors and our partners need your consent …

BuzzFeed identified 1,700+ accounts Twitter censored in specific countries at the request of governments and “trusted flaggers” like NGOs

7:30 AM ET, January 25, 2018<p><b>Pope Francis condemns “fake news”, praises journalists as “protectors of news”, and lauds educational efforts aimed at</b> …

Blocked: How the pro-life movement is being censored on social media

In October of last year, GOP Congressman Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTrump to hold Nashville rally amid efforts to boost GOP Senate hopeful The …

Europe Launches a Futile Battle to Bottle Fake News

Britain has its hit team, France has proposed a new law, and the pope invokes the problem of original sin. But case by case, how do you parse the …

China's #MeToo movement emerges, testing censors' limits

1 / 2<p>While #MeToo has shaken artistic, media and political circles globally, in China the discussion has focused on universities<p>Former doctoral …

Libertarian Banned from Facebook for Tide Pod Joke That Mocked Liberals

Tom Champlin, who owns the libertarian news aggregator <i>The Liberty Review</i> and runs its associated Facebook page, was slapped with a 30-day Facebook …

Disinformation Is Becoming Unstoppable

We are in the midst of a “tech-lash.” For months, the leading Internet companies have faced a wave of criticism sparked by revelations that they …

Social Media

The UK Prime Minister is creating an anti-fake news squad

In its most benign form, fake news can simply be clickbait designed to get eyes on banner ads. In other instances -- the one's governments are primarily concerning themselves with -- it's propaganda designed to invoke outrage and sway public opinion on elections and other important decisions. UK …

Internet Censorship Skyrockets in Russia in 2017, Study Says

An average 244 web pages were blocked per day in 2017.

Senate hearing at Texas State to delve into campus free speech issues

When a legislative panel meets at Texas State University in San Marcos on Wednesday to consider freedom of speech on college campuses, it will be …

Here are 9 things Americans just don't understand -- compared to the rest of the world

To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity prevails, …

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