Report: Amazon Cloud Computing Business Faces Antitrust Scrutiny

Amazon’s massive cloud computing business is reportedly being scrutinized by U.S. antitrust enforcers, according to individuals familiar with the situation.

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Democrat Impeachment Witness Noah Feldman Behind Idea for Facebook ‘Oversight Board’

Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman, one of the anti-Trump witnesses at yesterday’s impeachment inquiry, is reportedly playing a critical role in Facebook’s establishment of its content oversight board, colloquially dubbed the “Facebook Supreme C…

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DNC Demands More Censorship by Facebook of ‘Misinformation’

The Democratic National Committee (DNC) has sent a letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg containing yet another complaint about “misinformation” on the platform.

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Dick Morris: Internet Regulation Sabotages the First Amendment

I used to be for internet regulation until I got regulated. Before, government or private screening seemed a reasonable way to limit terrorist recruiting, fundraising and proselytizing. The prospect of ISIS openly calling for jihad and collecting volun…

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Arkansas Toddler Dies After Running Into House Fire To Save His Puppy

A family in Arkansas is suffering an unthinkable loss. Kurtis and Caitlin Sharp‘s home in Gentry caught fire on Saturday night, and while calling for help and attempting to extinguish the fire themselves, their 23-month-old son Loki Nicholi Mason died after he entered the house in an attempt to rescue […]

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FBI: Drug Dealer Used Sony PlayStation Chat to Broker Cocaine Deals

The FBI applied for a search warrant to compel Sony to share private data on a Playstation 4 user who was allegedly brokering cocaine distribution deals using the Playstation’s in-game chat functionality, according to a new report.

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Democrat Candidates Pledge Big Tech ‘Hate Speech’ Crackdown

Despite what Google describes as a “shift towards censorship” from big tech companies over the past three years, Democrat presidential candidates have said that they will use the power of the law to force even more censorship from Silicon Valley.

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Tech Watchdog: Google, Facebook Engage in ‘One-Way Mirror’ Surveillance

Tech giants including Google and Facebook engage in extensive “one-way mirror” surveillance of their users, sharing the data they collect with third parties via a complex and unregulated system that puts private information at risk, according to a newl…

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Watchdog Accuses Silicon Valley Giants of Dodging $100 Billion in Taxes

Six of the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe have been accused of dodging $100 billion in taxes by a British tax watchdog.

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Facebook Removes Conservative Campaign Ads Ahead of UK Elections

BBC claims ads cast doubt on network’s supposed impartiality

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Mark Zuckerberg Stands Firm on Not Fact Checking Political Ads on Facebook

In a recent interview with CBS This Morning, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doubled down on the firm’s recent decision not to fact check ads by politicians.

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Facebook Considers Allowing Users to Hide Comments on Posts

Facebook is considering introducing a feature already in effect on Instagram that will allow users to secretly ban comments from selected users without their knowledge, effectively “shadowbanning” their responses to posts.

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Pete Davidson Now Requires Fans To Sign NDA Before Seeing His Show — Is This Where Comedy Is Headed?

Pete Davidson is done with getting called out by crowds at comedy shows — and his solution may mark an interesting (and/or unfortunate) future for comedy crowds. According to angry fans who have been posting about it on social media, the Saturday Night Live actor has recently been having comedy show-goers […]

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Facebook Complies as Singapore Gov’t Begins Using Anti Fake News Law

Facebook said on Saturday that it had complied with a Singapore government directive issued under the country’s recently enacted “fake news law.” Underneath a posting by the States Times Review, a third party publishing company, the social media giant …

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Singapore ‘Fake News’ Law Sparks Rare Censorship Fears from Mainstream Media

After three years of non-stop demands for Silicon Valley to censor “fake news” and “misinformation,” mainstream journos now worry that foreign governments are using the same labels to demand censorship of their critics — and that Facebook is listening.

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Facebook Promotes Portal With Starring Roles in ABC Shows

ABC’s hottest new star doesn’t have a long resume of previous sitcom gigs and character roles. But the network is hoping viewers like what they see. Facebook’s Portal, a mobile device that facilitates video chats, is turning up in some of ABC’s m…

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Teen Spends Seven Days on Top of a Semi Truck To Raise Money for a Faith-Based Nonprofit

A Florida teen spent seven days of his Thanksgiving break sleeping on top of a semi truck to raise money for a good cause. Carson Rudy, 14, hopes to help Convoy of Hope, a faith-base humanitarian aid organization, purchase a brand new semi-truck to hel…

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Mozilla: Smart Home Devices Still Bad for Privacy and Security

The editor of the Mozilla Foundation’s Internet Health Report recently published a blog post on the website of the UK consumer association Which? that questions how privacy-focused the smart devices being pushed by the Masters of the Universe are.

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Instagram, Facebook Experience Widespread Thanksgiving Day Outages

It’s an unhappy Thanksgiving for many Facebook and Instagram users: The Facebook-owned apps were both having widespread outages and access problems on Nov. 28. Instagram users are reporting the most trouble accessing the service in Western Europe…

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Thanksgiving Day Massacre: Facebook Experiences Major Outage Across US

Facebook, Instagram suffer major crash

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