Tag Archives: politics

UK wants answers from Zuckerberg regarding Cambridge Analytica

Following reports by The New York Times, The Guardian and The Observer detailing how Cambridge Analytica obtained data on some 50 million Facebook users and used it for targeted social media messaging, the UK Parliament is now looking for some answer...

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Trump bans Venezuelan cryptocurrency in the US

Back in December, President Maduro of Venezuela tried something new to outmaneuver his country's economic disarray and sanctions imposed by the US and other nations: Invent a new cryptocurrency. The 'petro,' as it's called, would be supported by the...

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Congress wants answers from Facebook about Cambridge Analytica

You knew it was just a matter of time before Congress joined those investigating Facebook's data sharing debacle, even if it's only in a tentative way. Oregon Senator Ron Wyden has sent a letter to Mark Zuckerberg asking him to explain how Cambridge...

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Democrats aim to subpoena Apple, Twitter over private chats

The House of Representatives' investigation into Russia's election interference may have ended, but Democrats are still discussing what they'd like to do if and when they regain a House majority -- and it could have significant repercussions for the...

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Facebook suspends Trump-linked data firm Cambridge Analytica

Late Friday night, Facebook has announced it's suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL) from its site. While you may not have heard of SCL, its political analytics firm Cambridge Analytica has made headlines in the last few years due to...

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Pornhub’s owner reveals its age verification tool for the UK

Pornhub owner Mindgeek has unveiled what might become the default gatekeeping tool for porn in the UK.

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Hope Hicks’s Most Memorable White House Moment Might Just Be This Sharp Tuxedo

The internet is buzzing over the news of Hope Hicks's resignation from the White House. Donald Trump 's famously private ex-communications director first caught our attention when she stepped into the spotlight with a bold styling choice.

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Melania Trump Wore a Proper Winter Coat and Gloves For an Honorable Memorial Service

Melania Trump joined the president at the Capitol, where they paid their respects to Reverend Billy Graham, who passed away at 99. He was honored under the rotunda, and guests stood in unity along with members of the military for the tribute

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YouTube moderators inadvertently removed right-wing channels

YouTube's crackdown on conspiracy theories in the wake of the Parkland mass shooting has had some unintended casualties.

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Medium suspends alt-right trolls following major rules change

Medium is taking its own steps in the fight against fake news and following a major reworking of its rules, has suspended the accounts of a handful of writers. As The Outline reports, the accounts of Mike Cernovich, Jack Posobiec and Laura Loomer now...

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