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Wall Street Journal:
UK's CMA launches an investigation into whether Amazon and Google are doing enough to crack down on fake reviews and deter sellers from manipulating listings   —  U.K. regulator opens investigation into whether tech giants are doing enough to deter sellers from manipulating product listings
Jun 25, 2021, 7:05 AMIn context
Ryan Barwick / Morning Brew:
Study: 48% of ad traffic on “fake” news publishers and 32% of ad traffic on “low credibility sites” like Breitbart is served by Google   —  It's about a third for"low credibility" sites. … Fake news is a problem.  Yet the sites that publish it keep surviving …
Jun 17, 2021, 3:20 PMIn context
Adam Weidemann / The Keyword:
Google Threat Analysis Group details a suspected North Korean specialized campaign targeting infosec researchers with fake profiles, blogs and backdoor software   —  Over the past several months, the Threat Analysis Group has identified an ongoing campaign targeting security researchers working …
Jan 25, 2021, 7:55 PMIn context
Foo Yun Chee / Reuters:
European Parliament invites CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Alphabet to a Feb. 1 hearing in Brussels on EU Commission's tech regulation proposals   —  BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU lawmakers have invited the chief executives of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Alphabet to a Feb. 1 hearing in Brussels …
Jan 22, 2021, 1:16 PMIn context
Pat Garofalo / American Economic Liberties Project:
Report details how Google and Facebook harm local communities by siphoning resources from local businesses, undermining local news, distorting local democracy   —  Since 2016, commentators across a swath of disciplines have pointed to Google and Facebook as consequential and harmful actors in the global political and social order.
Sep 1, 2020, 7:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: Facebook's security team had disinfo concerns about The Daily Wire's sites in 2019, clashing with the policy team, which prevented action being taken   —  After spending billions to avoid a repeat of 2016, the tech giants are careening from crisis to crisis as their foes change tactics.
Mar 29, 2020, 9:20 PMIn context
Davey Alba / New York Times:
Alphabet-owned Jigsaw is testing Assembler, a tool to identify doctored photographs, even ones created with the help of AI, with over a dozen news organizations   —  The company, owned by Google's parent, introduced a free tool it calls Assembler to sort out real images from fake ones.
Feb 4, 2020, 12:20 PMIn context
Ian Sample / The Guardian:
150+ orgs, including Google and Facebook, back Tim Berners-Lee's Contract for the Web, pledging to guard the web from abuse or face removal from supporter list   —  Inventor of web calls on governments and firms to safeguard it from abuse and ensure it benefits humanity
Nov 25, 2019, 7:20 AMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Google is expanding Be Internet Awesome, its digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, to include six media literacy activities   —  Google announced this morning it's expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, “Be Internet Awesome,” …
Jun 24, 2019, 10:50 AMIn context
openDemocracy:
Insiders say Facebook and Google pressured EU's expert group on disinformation to soften fake news regulations and avoid discussing their abuse of market power   —  On the eve of European elections, the tech giants stand accused of sabotaging the European Union's fight against disinformation.
May 21, 2019, 7:30 PMIn context

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