• Republican Senators Take Aim At Facebook's Fact Checkers
    Senator Josh Hawley is among the loudest voices complaining that tech companies "censor" people based on political views. But it appears that what Hawley really wants is to be the censor himself.
  • Firefox Joins Safari In Blocking Ad-Tech Companies' Cookies
    "This milestone marks a major step in our multi-year effort to bring stronger, usable privacy protections to everyone using Firefox," the company wrote.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Urged To Stop Blocking Critics
    "We understand from news reports that you may be blocking some Twitter users from your @AOC account because of the views they have expressed," the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University tells the lawmaker. "This practice is unconstitutional, and we are writing in the hope of dissuading you from engaging in it."
  • Google Says Cookie-Blocking Hurts Publishers
    Google says publishers lose significant revenue when users block cookies, but an earlier study by academics contradicts the company's findings.
  • Domino's Wants Supreme Court To Limit Disabilities' Rights Law
    "Companies across every industry are battling website-accessibility lawsuits, with no consistent message from the courts on whether or how to comply," Domino's writes.
  • Unroll.Me Duped Consumers About Privacy, FTC Says
    Unroll.Me parent company Slice Technologies sells "anonymized" information about people's emails -- including their receipts for online purchases.
  • Court Sides With Facebook Over Hamas Attacks
    The decision marks the third time a federal appellate court has ruled social media platforms aren't responsible for attacks by terrorists.
  • NYC Lawmaker Proposes Location Privacy Bill
    "This is about protecting the people who don't know when they sign up for a new cell phone that they're basically signing away their right to privacy," says city council member Justin Brannan.
  • FaceApp's Broad Privacy Policy Draws Scrutiny
    Like many apps, FaceApp asks users for access to more information than it seemingly needs.
  • Lawmakers Urged To Reject Content 'Neutrality' Proposal
    "Publishing third-party content online never can be "neutral," a broad coalition of academics and organizations say.
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