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UK law review eyes abusive trends like deepfaked porn and cyber flashing

June 26, 2019 0

The UK government has announced the next phase of a review of the law around the making and sharing of non-consensual intimate images, with ministers

Facebook makes another push to shape and define its own oversight

June 24, 2019 0

Facebook’s head of global spin and policy, former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, will give a speech later today providing more detail of the

Facebook adds new limits to address the spread of hate speech in Sri Lanka and Myanmar

June 21, 2019 0

As Facebook grapples with the spread of hate speech on its platform, it is introducing changes that limit the spread of messages in two countries

UK age checks for online porn delayed after bureaucratic cock-up

June 20, 2019 0

The UK government has delayed the introduction of mandatory age verification for accessing online pornography — blaming an administrative cock-up. The controversial scheme had been

San Francisco is getting closer to an e-cigarette ban to protect kids, but it may hurt adult smokers who use vaping to quit

June 19, 2019 0

San Francisco is getting closer to banning the sale of e-cigarettes in the city in a bid to prevent minors from accessing them—but the new

After Equifax breach, US watchdog says agencies aren’t properly verifying identities

June 17, 2019 0

A federal watchdog says the government should stop relying on the credit agencies to verify the identifies of those using government services. In a report

VCs are failing diverse founders; Elizabeth Warren wants to step in

June 16, 2019 0

Elizabeth Warren, who earlier this year confirmed her intent to run for president in 2020, has an ambitious plan to advance entrepreneurs of color. In

Where is the EU going on tech and competition policy?

June 16, 2019 0

Huge technology policy questions are looming for whoever takes the top jobs at the European Union in the coming months. Decisions that could radically reshape

You won the H-1B lottery: Don’t lose your ticket when changing jobs

June 15, 2019 0

H-1B holders are a hot commodity — here’s how to pull off a “transfer” to a new employer Xiao Wang & Anjana Prasad 24 hours

Price tag to return to the Moon could be $30 billion

June 15, 2019 0

NASA’s ambitious plan to return to the moon may cost as much as $30 billion over the next five years, the agency’s administrator, Jim Bridenstine,

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