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February 25, 2022, 3:40 PM

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Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai / VICE:
Russia's telecom and internet regulator announces a “partial restriction” of access to Facebook over Meta blocking some Russian media outlets  —  The country's telecommunications and internet regulator announced the restriction on Friday, accusing Facebook of censoring Russia.
Alex Heath / The Verge:
Nick Clegg says Meta refused a Russian order to stop the independent fact-checking and labeling of content from four state-owned media organizations on Facebook  —  The Russian government says Facebook blocked four local media accounts  —  The Russian government has partially blocked access …
Jordan Novet / CNBC:
Patreon suspends donations to Come Back Alive, a nonprofit started in 2014 to equip Ukrainian soldiers, for violating policies on funding military activity  —  - Come Back Alive started in 2014 as a nonprofit to provide equipment for the Ukrainian army, and its Patreon page received hundreds …
Reuters:
Sources: Ukraine is asking for volunteers from its hacker community to protect critical infrastructure and conduct cyber spying missions against Russian troops  —  The government of Ukraine is asking for volunteers from the country's hacker underground to help protect critical infrastructure …
Taylor Lorenz / Input:
Some Instagram meme pages are turning into “war pages” that repost unverified footage without context, often claiming to be run by journalists in Ukraine  —  Just hours after the first explosions rocked Ukraine Wednesday night, massive Instagram meme pages began promoting …
Jonathan Greig / ZDNet:
Reuters:
Eva Mathews / Reuters:
Report: Nvidia is investigating a potential cyberattack that caused outages in its email systems and developer tools over the past two days  —  U.S chipmaker Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) is investigating a potential cyberattack that may have taken parts of its business offline for two days, the Telegraph reported on Friday.
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
Review of the $400 Steam Deck: customizable controls, powerful, and doubles as a Linux PC, but unfinished and buggy software, poor battery life, and a noisy fan  —  Early access memories  —  Both of these things are true:  —  First, I'm having more fun with the Steam Deck than any gadget I've tested in years.
Ryan Browne / CNBC:
The UK's Online Safety Bill would mandate online platforms to give users tools to verify IDs, block anonymous users, and filter “legal but harmful” content  —  - The proposals mean online platforms would need to give users a way to verify their identity, and allow them to block any unverified accounts.
Aman Chaudhary / Counterpoint Research:
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Discord announces its first big policy update in nearly two years, tackling health misinformation, off-platform behavior, and hate speech, effective on March 28  —  Discord is overhauling its policies  —  Discord is overhauling its policies and community guidelines to tackle health misinformation …

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