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UK parliament calls for antitrust, data abuse probe of Facebook – TechCrunch

A remaining report by a British parliamentary committee which spent months final yr investigating on-line political disinformation makes very uncomfortable...

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Is Europe closing in on an antitrust fix for surveillance technologists? – TechCrunch

The German Federal Cartel Workplace’s determination to order Fb to vary the way it processes customers’ private knowledge this week is an indication the...

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Europe dials up pressure on tech giants over election security – TechCrunch

The European Union has introduced a package deal of measures meant to step up efforts and pressure on tech giants to fight democracy-denting disinformation...

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Campaign tool supplied to UK’s governing party by Trump-Pence app dev quietly taken out of service – TechCrunch

An app that the UK’s governing party launched final yr — for Conservative Party activists to gamify, ‘socialize’ and co-ordinate their campaigning exercise —...

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Fake news ‘threat to democracy’ report gets back-burner response from UK gov’t – TechCrunch

The UK authorities has rejected a parliamentary committee’s name for a levy on social media companies to fund digital literacy classes to fight the impression...

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“privacy concerns” raised by the DCMS fake new report… – TechCrunch

A meaty first report by the UK parliamentary committee that’s been operating an inquiry into on-line disinformation since fall 2017, together with scrutinizing...