Republican staff in the House suggest broadening the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, limiting Section 230 protections
In a lawsuit filed Thursday, an advocacy group says Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton engages in viewpoint-based discrimination by blocking Twitter users who criticize him or his policies.
Handing Facebook a victory, the Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously reversed a lower court ruling that would have required the company to face a lawsuit over unwanted text messages.
"Your algorithms use unseemly amounts of data to keep users on your platform, because that leads to more ad revenue," Rep. Anna Eshoo told Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Thursday.
Siding against Google, a federal judge has refused to dismiss a privacy lawsuit claiming the Chrome browser collects personal info from logged-out users including their IP addresses, identifiers stored on cookies, and data about web-browsing activity.
Business groups are lining up to support a federal privacy bill introduced this week by Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Democrat from Washington state who previously worked for Microsoft.
Google is looking to spin its new plan for cookieless targeted advertising as a privacy innovation. Advocates say it's more of a privacy nightmare.
"Apple's conduct violates current antitrust law and threatens to inflict irreparable harm on millions of everyday Americans," antitrust attorney John Thorne argued in his prepared statement.
Far from stemming fake news or hate speech, Maryland's new tax on digital ads will leave the internet "overrun by low-quality 'junk,'" the Chamber of Commerce, Internet Association and others argue in a lawsuit filed Thursday.
A federal appellate court has handed public officials a blueprint for circumventing the First Amendment in order to block critics on social media, Missouri resident Mike Campbell argues.