A recent lawsuit against Facebook by Maffick LLC, which runs a media outlet linked to RT, is an opportunity to review different approaches to identifying and labeling foreign media.
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On Wednesday, July 29, at 1:00 p.m. ET, the CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google will appear together at a congressional hearing before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law. Jeff Bezos, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai will defend their companies’ business practices, following a 13-month investigation by the subcommittee over whether the tech giants have stifled competition and harmed consumers.
NSO Group filed a motion to dismiss WhatsApp’s lawsuit over the alleged hacking of 1,400 cellphones running the WhatsApp application. The motion to dismiss involved one curious claim: NSO claimed derivative sovereign immunity from suit.
The Ninth Circuit greenlighted a mix of privacy claims levied against Facebook. On what basis did the court make that decision?
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 9 ruled that the Facebook users could pursue several wiretap and privacy claims against the company. The plaintiffs allege that Facebook tracked logged-out users’ internet activity by storing cookies on their browsers when they visited outside websites containing Facebook plug-ins and then sold personal profiles based on that data to advertisers.
The new bylaws include a number of promising signs about Facebook’s commitment to the Oversight Board experiment. But the board’s original ambit of operations will be fairly limited.
What the heck is TheSoul Publishing, and how did it get tens of of millions of followers on YouTube and Facebook? And what is it doing with them?
Section 230 deliberately seeks to induce private parties to take action that would violate constitutional rights if governmental actors did it directly.
WhatsApp has filed a suit against Isreali technology company NSO Group after NSO spyware targeted WhatsApp users. What are WhatsApp’s specific grievances and what does the suit reveal about tech companies’ new posture toward spyware makers?
An overview of the research and analysis used by Facebook in developing the company’s new oversight mechanism.