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Orin Kerr / Washington Post:
A preliminary legal analysis of the six counts in the Kronos indictment shows that the government's theory of the case will lead to significant legal challenges   —  The Justice Department has indicted Marcus Hutchins, a security researcher, for allegedly creating and selling malware.  The Verge explains:
Aug 4, 2017, 10:10 AMIn context
Tracy Jan / Washington Post:
How Facebook unevenly silences posts about discrimination, censoring important conversations, while often allowing racist content to remain   —  Francie Latour was picking out produce in a suburban Boston grocery store when a white man leaned toward her two young sons and …
Aug 2, 2017, 8:15 AMIn context
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

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