Attorneys general from Texas and nine other states are supporting Florida in its attempt to revive a state law that aims to restrict social media companies' ability to moderate content on their platforms.
The National Institutes of Health and the Department of Health and Human Services are using automated filters on Facebook and Instagram to hide comments that might express criticism of animal testing, animal rights activists allege in a new lawsuit.
The computer repair shop owner who unsuccessfully claimed he was defamed by Twitter is on the hook for the company's legal fees, a federal judge ruled.
In a defeat for the Federal Trade Commission, a federal appeals court in New York on Thursday rejected a request to reconsider its earlier decision to clear 1-800 Contacts of antitrust charges involving agreements to restrict search advertising.
"Big technology companies like Facebook should not have free reign to impose their will on the market," Senator Amy Klobuchar says.
"Apple's current path threatens to undermine decades of work by technologists, academics and policy advocates towards strong privacy-preserving measures being the norm across a majority of consumer electronic devices and use cases," states an online petition signed by the New York Public Library and other groups.
Apple famously touts itself as the pro-privacy tech company, but it's rolling out new surveillance software that experts find troubling.
The Protecting the Information of our Vulnerable Children and Youth Act, introduced Thursday by Rep. Kathy Castor, would prohibit companies that appeal to users under 18 from serving ads to them based on their behavior or personal information.
President Joe Biden recently accused Facebook of "killing people" by allowing false information about the COVID-19 vaccines to spread on the platform.
Amazon has allowed outside vendors to use its platform to sell flammable nightgowns for children, defective carbon monoxide detectors and hair dryers that fail to meet Underwriters Laboratories' safety standards.