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The Guardian:
UK's Conservative Party conference app allowed anyone to login without a password, just by using attendee's email, revealed personal details like phone numbers   —  Images posted to social media show people accessing data of senior Tories such as Boris Johnson and Michael Gove
Sep 29, 2018, 3:00 PMIn context
Jim Waterson / The Guardian:
The News Media Association, which represents British newspapers including The Guardian, has called on the UK govt to levy a tax on tech giants to fund the press   —  News Media Association says Google and Facebook should fund the journalism from which they profit
Sep 26, 2018, 3:45 AMIn context
Rebecca Smithers / The Guardian:
TripAdvisor plans revamp later this year to include a “travel feed”, to let users follow other travelers or content creators, including major publishers   —  The site's new web and mobile platforms will no longer be just about reviews - it will host content from major publishers, too
Sep 17, 2018, 3:35 PMIn context
Dan Tynan / The Guardian:
Amazon confirms “FC Ambassador” program with at least 16 fulfillment center employees actively responding to tweets that criticize working conditions   —  Army of fulfillment center employees jump to company's defense online when it faces a barrage of bad press
Aug 24, 2018, 8:45 AMIn context
Linda Kinstler / The Guardian:
Profile of TripAdvisor, which has become entangled in debates over free speech as it struggles to defend legitimate reviewers against litigious business owners   —  The world's biggest travel site has turned the industry upside down - but now it is struggling to deal with the same kinds …
Aug 18, 2018, 11:35 PMIn context
Kevin Rawlinson / The Guardian:
Report: UK's advertising regulator to rule that Amazon Prime's “unlimited one-day delivery” claims are misleading in the case of some items   —  Advertising Standards Authority set to rule on claims about retailer's Prime service  —  Amazon is to be told to stop claiming …
Aug 11, 2018, 8:50 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook bans Infowars and 3 other pages run by Alex Jones for “repeated violations of Community Standards”; Spotify removes all episodes of The Alex Jones Show   —  Crackdown on US conspiracy theorist for promoting violence and hate speech  —  All but one of the major content platforms …
Aug 6, 2018, 7:50 AMIn context
Michael Sainato / The Guardian:
Investigation finds some Amazon warehouse staff across the US feel mistreated by the company after workplace accidents left them unable to work   —  Vickie Shannon Allen, 49, started working at Amazon as a counter in a fulfillment warehouse at Haslet, Texas, in May 2017.
Aug 5, 2018, 1:55 AMIn context
Oscar Schwartz / The Guardian:
AI coverage has been misinformed and sensationalized for decades, leading to unrealistic expectations and distracting from the actual consequences of AI   —  Social media has allowed self-proclaimed ‘AI influencers’ who do nothing more than paraphrase Elon Musk to cash in on this hype with low-quality, pieces.
Jul 29, 2018, 6:50 PMIn context
Olivia Solon / The Guardian:
Researcher shows Venmo transactions, which are public under default user settings, reveal details including real names, comments, and dates through a public API   —  A researcher has analysed millions of public transactions to prove just how much the app reveals about our life and habits
Jul 18, 2018, 8:10 AMIn context

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