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Eli Rosenberg / Washington Post:
Facebook blocks advertisements mentioning LGBT themes and words like “gender-neutral” for being political, says majority of rejections were in error   —  The advertisements all seemed innocuous at a glance.  —  A ribald sendup of fairy tales hosted by a comedian in Los Angeles.
Oct 3, 2018, 5:15 PMIn context
Craig Timberg / Washington Post:
Review shows ads from mainstream brands like the Girl Scouts still appear on fringe sites because of automated buying, effectively funding extremist content   —  Jihadi rapists.  Muslim invaders.  Faked mass shootings.  Pizzagate.  —  Somebody browsing highly partisan websites in recent weeks …
Oct 3, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Washington Post:
US Justice Department moves to sue California in order to quash its new net neutrality law   —  The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States …
Sep 30, 2018, 9:07 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
House Republicans met with Sundar Pichai on Friday, telling him to expect questions on antitrust, anti-conservative bias, and China ambitions in Nov. hearing   —  Google chief executive Sundar Pichai paid a rare visit to Washington on Friday to defend the search giant against allegations …
Sep 28, 2018, 8:00 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Inside the meeting of federal and state law enforcement that signals a willingness to probe tech giants; MS AG: “focus is going to be on antitrust and privacy”   —  A meeting of the country's top federal and state law enforcement officials on Tuesday could presage a series of sweeping …
Sep 25, 2018, 3:12 PMIn context
Washington Post:
White House: draft EO ordering probes into practices of Facebook and Google is not an official document; sources: Yelp sent email with the draft EO to WH aides   —  The White House sought to distance itself Saturday from reports that President Trump is considering an executive order …
Sep 22, 2018, 4:04 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Coinbase, Circle, and other crypto companies are forming the Blockchain Association, the first lobbying group in DC representing the cryptocurrency industry   —  The price of bitcoin may be down, compared with last year's meteoric heights.  But industry officials aren't waiting for the next spike …
Sep 11, 2018, 5:20 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Source: Google's location privacy practices are under investigation in Arizona, in probe initiated by the AG a week after a bombshell report about the practice   —  Google's alleged practice of recording location data about Android device owners even when they believe they have opted …
Sep 11, 2018, 10:57 AMIn context
Peter Holley / Washington Post:
Interviews with ER physicians in seven US cities reveal a spike in severe injuries due to electric scooters; Bird, Lime, and Spin say apps contain safety info   —  They have been pouring into emergency rooms around the nation all summer, their bodies bearing a blend of injuries …
Sep 9, 2018, 2:00 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Democratic AGs from NY, California, Washington, and elsewhere say they have not been invited to DOJ meeting on tech companies allegedly stifling free speech   —  Democratic attorneys general from key states said they have not yet been invited by the Justice Department to its upcoming review of tech companies …
Sep 8, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context

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