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Meagan Flynn / Washington Post:
Subpoena for Discord, the app used by white supremacists to plan the Charlottesville rally, could reveal their identities   —  In the months before the Charlottesville “Unite the Right” rally last August, a chat app called Discord was abuzz with alt-right agitators.
Aug 8, 2018, 6:40 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Facebook's increased scrutiny of ads targeting ethnic groups is delaying the approval of political ads for Hispanics and Spanish-speaking audiences   —  Political strategists say recent moves by Facebook to secure its powerful advertising engine are hampering their ability to communicate …
Aug 5, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Washington Post:
By taking six weeks to ban pages very similar to Twitter accounts publicly linked to IRA, Facebook shows it still struggles to deal with bad actors effectively   —  SAN FRANCISCO — At least three groups that Facebook banned this week for spreading disinformation shared similar names and traits …
Aug 4, 2018, 9:30 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Activists accuse Facebook of suppressing free speech after it removed an event listing it said was part of a disinformation effort with possible ties to Russia   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Left-leaning political activists accused Facebook of censorship when the social media giant removed an event listing …
Aug 3, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
Source: Trump to nominate Kelvin Droegemeier, a meteorologist who has served in government, as his top science and technology adviser, filling ~19-month vacancy   —  President Trump intends to nominate Kelvin Droegemeier, an expert in extreme weather from the University of Oklahoma …
Jul 31, 2018, 7:05 PMIn context
Washington Post:
Genetic testing firms including Ancestry and 23andMe pledge to be upfront when they share users' DNA data with 3rd parties, but the new guidelines are voluntary   —  Ancestry, 23andMe and other popular companies that offer genetic testing pledged on Tuesday to be upfront when they share users' DNA data …
Jul 31, 2018, 6:55 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Washington Post:
White House confirms it is working on a consumer privacy policy proposal; sources: WH had 22 meetings with 80 organizations including Facebook, Google, and AT&T   —  The Trump administration is crafting a proposal to protect Web users' privacy, aiming to blunt global criticism that the absence …
Jul 27, 2018, 11:50 AMIn context
Washington Post:
New study of nine US cities says services like UberPool are increasing traffic congestion by luring customers who would otherwise have taken transit or walked   —  The explosive growth of Uber and Lyft has created a new traffic problem for major U.S. cities and ride-sharing options such as UberPool …
Jul 27, 2018, 5:45 AMIn context
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Facebook could recognize Holocaust denialism as hate speech and ban it on those grounds, but trying to censor every falsehood should be noted as a bad idea   —  To follow Mark Zuckerberg's utterances is to constantly cringe.  —  Last week was no different.
Jul 22, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Erica Werner / Washington Post:
US lawmakers drop provision that blocked lifting of ZTE sanctions, strengthen CFIUS authority to block Chinese investments in a compromise defense spending bill   —  Senate Republicans have dropped their attempt to reimpose U.S. sanctions on the Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE …
Jul 20, 2018, 3:28 PMIn context

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