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Washington Post:
EPIC files suit with FTC over Google's opaque Store Sales Measurement plan to track shoppers' in-store purchases, saying users have no easy way to opt out   —  A prominent privacy rights watchdog is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate a new Google advertising program …
Jul 31, 2017, 10:00 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
In provisional ruling, judge denies US Labor Department's request for full details on Google employees that it sought as part of an equal pay investigation   —  The Labor Department will not get access to the full details it has requested on 21,000 Google employees as part of its investigation of equal pay …
Jul 16, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Karen DeYoung / Washington Post:
US intel officials say UAE orchestrated hacking of Qatar News Agency and social media sites in late May to plant false statements, sparking regional crisis   —  The United Arab Emirates orchestrated the hacking of Qatari government news and social media sites in order to post incendiary false quotes attributed …
Jul 16, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context
Elizabeth Dwoskin / Washington Post:
Sources: Twitter has explored a way to let users flag tweets with false info; Twitter says there are “no current plans” for such a feature   —  Twitter is exploring adding a feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false or harmful information …
Jun 29, 2017, 4:35 PMIn context
Vidhi Doshi / Washington Post:
Over the past few months, an estimated 60K IT workers have lost jobs in India, where employers often cite poor ratings to pressure employees into resigning   —  NEW DELHI — They were going to be India's gilded generation.  —  When P.R. Sujoy became a software engineer, he thought his life was made.
Jun 26, 2017, 4:20 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Sources: Benchmark's Bill Gurley led the effort to build support among fellow Uber investors for a demand that Travis Kalanick resign   —  The plot to oust Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick began almost the moment he announced last week that he was taking a temporary break from the celebrated technology company caught up in scandals.
Jun 21, 2017, 9:18 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Amazon, Mozilla, Reddit, Y Combinator, Kickstarter, Etsy, Vimeo, and other internet companies are staging an online protest for net neutrality on July 12   —  Some of the Internet's biggest names are banding together for a “day of action” to oppose the Federal Communications Commission …
Jun 6, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Kimberly Kindy / Washington Post:
Tech and advertiser trade groups helped Congress dismantle Obama-era internet privacy rules   —  Congressional Republicans knew their plan was potentially explosive.  They wanted to kill landmark privacy regulations that would soon ban Internet providers, such as Comcast and AT&T …
May 31, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Google to begin using credit and debit card transaction data to show that online ads prompt consumers to buy in physical stores, details privacy-preserving tech   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google will begin using data from billions of credit and debit card transactions — including card numbers …
May 23, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Andrew Roth / Washington Post:
New Ukrainian sanctions target Russian social-media sites, including VKontakte, the nation's most popular social network   —  MOSCOW — Ukraine on Tuesday put in place new sanctions seeking to block Russian media and online networks from operating in the country, including VKontakte, the nation's most popular social network.
May 17, 2017, 5:05 AMIn context

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