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May 29, 2020, 1:45 PM

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Ina Fried / Axios:
Twitter adds a rule violation notice to Trump's tweet threatening Minneapolis protestors, saying it glorifies violence; users must click to see the tweet  —  Twitter said Friday morning that a tweet from President Trump in which he threatened shooting in response to civil unrest in Minneapolis violated the company's rules.
Rashaan Ayesh / Axios:
Trump signs an EO designed to limit Section 230 protections by directing the Commerce Department to press the FCC to roll back portions of Section 230  —  President Trump signed an executive order on Thursday designed to limit the legal protections that shield social media companies …
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times:
Sony says it is on track to launch PlayStation 5 this year and has begun manufacturing the console, announces a games focused event on June 4  —  Latest PlayStation console expected to launch globally in the final quarter of 2020  —  Sony's PlayStation 5 is “on track” …
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
Tile sends letter to European Commission arguing that recent changes in iOS hinder its product as Apple prepares to launch a competing tracker  —  European Commission told that rival Tile's product was unfairly disadvantaged  —  Apple has been accused of abusing its power to unfairly favour …
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz is stepping down as CEO, says the company has raised “significant” funding and pivoted to spatial computing for enterprise  —  Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz confirmed he has raised a new round of funding, and he also said that he will step down as the augmented reality company's top executive.
Sergiu Gatlan / BleepingComputer:
NSA warns Russia-linked Sandworm hacking group has been actively exploiting a now-patched flaw in Exim mail transfer agent since Aug., exposing ~2.5M servers  —  The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) says that Russian military threat actors known as Sandworm Team have been exploiting …
João Carrasqueira / Neowin:
Twitter now lets users schedule tweets in advance, up to 18 months, and gives users the option to save tweet drafts from its web app  —  A few weeks ago, it was reported that Twitter was testing the ability to let users schedule tweets to be published at a specific time.
Yael Halon / Fox News:
Zuckerberg on Twitter fact-checking Trump: private companies, especially platform companies, shouldn't be the arbiters of truth  —  Mark Zuckerberg on Twitter fact-checking Trump: Private companies shouldn't be the arbiter of truth  —  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has called out Twitter …
Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed News:
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