• FCC Counsel Defends Plan To Tinker With Web Publishers' Legal Protections
    When Ajit Pai took over as FCC chairman, he promised to "fire up the weed whacker" and dismantle the previous administration's regulations. But his deregulatory approach doesn't apply to content moderation.
  • FCC Chief Aims To Regulate How Websites Handle Users' Speech
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says he wants to "clarify" a 24-year-old law that protects internet companies from liability for decisions about how to treat content created by users.
  • Facebook, Following Google, To Ban Political Ads After Polls Close
    "We plan to temporarily stop running all social issue, electoral or political ads in the US after the polls close on November 3, to reduce opportunities for confusion or abuse," Facebook says.
  • Amazon Prevails In Lawsuit Over Teen's Overdose On Caffeine Powder
    Ohio's highest court unanimously ruled Amazon was not responsible for the death of a teen who ingested a fatal overdose of caffeine powder sold on the company's marketplace as a "pre-workout" supplement.