A California college student alleges TikTok illegally gathered data on her from videos she never even posted and sent it to Chinese servers.
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Ex-hacker Virgil Griffith allegedly went to Pyongyang and lectured on how cryptocurrency could be used to avoid sanction.
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Google and Twitter allowed ads saying “Don’t get vaccinated” and “Vaccines aren’t safe.”
New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez believes that Facebook “clearly hasn’t stuck to its word" when it comes to cracking down on the dangerous strain of health misinformation.
Mitsubishi dropped Blizzard two days after the company punished pro Hearthstone player Blitzchung for a statement supporting the Hong Kong protests.
Critics denounced Breitbart as a “right-wing political operation” that “foments extremism and pushes white supremacy.”
Legitimate health institutions are getting swept up in Facebook’s algorithmic crackdown against anti-vaccine misinformation.