• Facebook Won't Ban Political Ads Or Censor Politicians, Zuckerberg Says
    "We think people ought to be able to see for themselves what politicians are saying," Facebook CEO Zuckerberg said Thursday
  • Facebook Lets Trump Smear Biden In Ad
    The social networking platform says it won't vet political ads because it doesn't want to "referee political debates."
  • Twitter Removes Trump's Nickelback Meme
    On Wednesday, President Donald Trump swiped at former Vice President Joe Biden by tweeting an edited video snippet of Nickelback's "Photograph."
  • Advocates Seek To Toughen California Privacy Law
    Real estate developer Alastair Mactaggart has unveiled a new ballot initiative that would beef up California's privacy law by making it harder for companies to use "sensitive" data for advertising.
  • IAB Tech Lab Fleshes Out Plan To Target People Without Cookies
    The IAB Tech Lab wants to move from a system that relies on cookies to one that relies on "identifiers" provided by browser developers.
  • 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.
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