July 2019

Facebook, YouTube Overrun With Bogus Cancer-Treatment Claims

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Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which sometimes gets viewed millions of times, a Wall Street Journal examination found.

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June 2019

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Backs Privacy Legislation

June 27th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive and co-founder of Facebook, endorsed federal privacy legislation and greater regulation of political advertising, even as he cast governments as too slow to address many of the internet’s thorniest problems.

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Google’s Enemies Gear Up to Make Antitrust Case

June 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As U.S. officials prepare an antitrust probe of Google and possibly other Silicon Valley giants, a loose-knit crew of its rivals is gearing up to help.

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California’s Data Privacy Law Will Create a New Headache for Tech Companies

June 22nd, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Facebook, Alphabet’s Google, and other tech companies will face new restrictions on their treatment of data under the California Consumer Privacy Act

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