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February 18, 2019, 1:15 PM

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Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
UK parliament's report on fake news and disinformation says “digital gangster” Facebook deliberately broke laws, calls for antitrust, data abuse investigations  —  A final report by a British parliamentary committee which spent months last year investigating online political disinformation makes …
Sydney Morning Herald:
Australia's PM says the country's parliament and three largest political parties have been hacked by a “sophisticated state actor” ahead of a federal election  —  Prime Minister Scott Morrison has revealed Australia's political parties suffered cyber attacks alongside …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Study: in 2017, ~17M US content creators, up 16.6% YoY, earned ~$6.8B, up 17% YoY, on nine leading platforms including Instagram, Twitch, Tumblr, and YouTube  —  A year ago, we wrote about a wonderful study that showed how the internet and its various platforms were (contrary to the stories …
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Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
EU negotiators agree on regulations to curb unfair trade practices, requiring more transparency on how internet platforms list and rank products  —  BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google, Amazon and other tech firms will have to tell companies how they rank their own or rival products on their platforms under …
Ananya Bhattacharya / Quartz:
In the rivalry between Uber and Ola in India, Ola is relying on global expansion and acquisitions while Uber is using innovation to solve local problems  —  This post has been updated.  —  Six years into their fierce rivalry in India, call-taxi majors Ola and Uber are still trying …

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