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Twitter To Hide Tweets That Share False Information During A Crisis

Potentially risking Elon's wrath over free speech, Twitter says it will hide tweets spreading misinformation during a crisis

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Boeing Starliner Test Flight Readied For Tonight

Third time the charm? Main rival to SpaceX's Dragon capsule, the embattled Boeing Starliner spacecraft, set for launch tonight

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Texas Social Media Law Battle Heads To Supreme Court

Battle between Texas and social networking giants reaches US Supreme Court, and it could decide future of online content moderation…

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UK Can Legally Launch Cyberattacks Against Hostile Nations, Says AG

Chief legal advisor to government says UK can legally launch cyberattacks against hostile nations, and calls for international “rules of…

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Google’s Russian Unit To File For Bankruptcy – Update

Google subsidiary in Russia has its local bank account seized by authorities, and responds by announcing intention to file for…

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Twitter Board To ‘Enforce’ Elon Musk Merger Agreement

Legal action ahead? Elon Musk's takeover agreement of Twitter will be enforced says board of directors, as deal remains 'on…

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Russia ‘Not Planning To Block YouTube’ Says Minister

Digital minister says Russia not planning to block YouTube in the country as Russian users would suffer, amidst mounting tensions…

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UK Web Users’ Data ‘Shared 987 Times Per Day’

New study from Irish Council for Civil Liberties finds average European user's data shared 376 times per day, rising to…

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Bitcoin Slide Continues As Regulators Weigh In

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies continue to slide after spectacular collapse last week of 'stablecoin' TerraUSD and broader market jitters

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Texas Social Media Law Restored By US Appeals Court

Social networking firms can be sued by Texas officials or local residents over moderation decisions, after Appeals Court restores local…

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Government Surveillance Commissioner Warns Of Chinese-made CCTV – Report

UK's surveillance camera commissioner warns government, public bodies, and local authorities, against buying Chinese-made CCTV cameras

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Biden Announces Discounted Internet For Low-Income Americans

President Biden announces commitment from 20 US Internet Service Providers for discounted monthly connection for those on low-incomes

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NCSC Confirms Russia Responsible For Viasat Hack

British and US intelligence officials say Russia was behind cyberattack on Viasat communication system – hours before Ukraine invasion

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Elon Musk To Reverse ‘Stupid’ Twitter Ban Of Donald Trump

Former President Donald Trump could be returning to Twitter, after Elon Musk says he would reverse 'morally wrong' Twitter ban

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Meta Criticises ‘Clearly Flawed’ German Decision In Court

Facebook owner Meta Platforms tells European Court of Justice German antitrust regulator overstepped boundaries by making data law assesment

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Former Meta Content Moderator Sues Company In Kenya

Former content moderator for Facebook owner Meta in Kenya files lawsuit against company and subcontractor, alleging illegal working conditions

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US ‘Elevates Security Probe’ Into Kaspersky Lab

US presidential administration pushed Commerce Department to give higher priority to national security probe of Kaspersky Lab after Ukraine invasion,…

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Amazon Takes Legal Action Against Fake Review Brokers

Amazon takes legal action against four firms it says brokered false reviews en masse, as government promises stronger consumer protections

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UK Tech Watchdog To Be Given Legal Powers

UK's tech regulator Digital Markets Unit to be given powers to levy huge fines on tech giants, but smaller businesses…

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Influencer Industry Must Be Regulated, Say MPs

Boom in social media influencer industry has exposed children to exploitation and without adequate protections around advertising, MPs find

2 weeks ago

Nvidia Charged By SEC For ‘Inadequate Disclosures’ About Crypto Mining

US financial regulator charges GPU giant Nvidia for “inadequate disclosures” concerning the impact of crypto mining on the company’s gaming…

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German Government Touts $14.7bn State Aid For Chip Factories

Minister in German government says the country wants to attract chip makers with 14 billion euros ($14.71 billion) in support

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Killnet Threatens To Shut Down Hospital Ventilators, After London Arrest

Russian cybercrime hacking group Killnet reportedly threaten to shut down ventilators at British hospitals, after gang member arrest in London

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EU Antitrust Head Calls For Global Approach To Tackle Big Tech

Europe's antitrust boss Margrethe Vestager says there needs to be a global approach to tackle the power of big name…

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Dutch Watchdog To Investigate Google Play Store Practices

The Netherlands' competition watchdog remains locked in a dispute with Apple, but now has opted to also investigate the practices…

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US VP Kamala Harris To Meet Amazon Labor Union At White House

Biden support for unionisation. Grassroots Amazon trade union, as well as other trade unions are to meet with the American…

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NCSC Warns Of Threats Posed By Malicious Apps

Millions of people install apps to manage smart devices, but UK's NCSC warns of risk posed by fraudulent apps containing…

2 weeks ago

Netflix Sued By Shareholders Over Subscription Disclosure

Disgruntled Netflix shareholders are suing streaming giant Netflix, alleging it misled the market after a significant drop in subscriber numbers

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Industry Groups Drop Challenge To California Net Neutrality Law

Legal challenge from American ISP's to California's strict net neutrality law to protect open Internet, has been dropped after courtroom…

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German Minister Urges Tougher EU Antitrust Action

Must get tougher? German minister urges EC to consider breaking up companies for serious antitrust breaches, amid antitrust reform proposals

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