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The US Government's reaction to Twitter's blocking of dissemination of a story about Hunter Biden, the son of Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden, appears to have forced the social media platform to change its rules around its so-called Hacked Materials Policy.

Published in Technology Regulation

The US has unveiled a 449-page report on what is says are abuses of market power by four big technology companies - Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple - finding that the firms have used acquisitions to stifle rivals, charged exorbitant fees and forced small businesses into "oppressive" contracts in order to make a profit.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 26 August 2020 11:55

Why the ACCC is right and Google is wrong

The Australian media code of conduct calls for digital platforms to pay for the use of news content produced by media. Why is it so difficult for people to comprehend this?

Published in Open Sauce

Google is trying its best to prolong its stoush with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission over a code for sharing revenue with news organisations until the US presidential election, in the hope that current polls hold and the Democrats return to power.

Published in Open Sauce

In a 3-2 decision, FTC Commissioners voted to impose a fine of approximately US$5 billion on Facebook for a variety of privacy issues.

Published in Listed Tech

Facebook and Google appear to be using the hysteria in the US over alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential elections — yes, its still going on — to block access to alternative, smaller media sites and videos.

Published in Open Sauce

Facebook officials are debating whether to ban posts that link to hacked material, a policy that has been put in place by Twitter, the company cyber security chief Nathaniel Gleicher says.

Published in Technology Regulation

US President Donald Trump has outlined a plan for lifting the export ban on Chinese telecommunications company ZTE Corporation, suggesting a big fine and a change of management.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Politicians in the US are up in arms over President Donald Trump's move to ease the seven-year export ban imposed on Chinese telecommunications company ZTE, characterising the company as a security threat and insisting they will not take a backward step on legislation putting curbs on the company.

Published in Government Tech Policy

US politicians from both sides of the divide have reintroduced a bill into Congress that would prevent any government bid to mandate that backdoors be built into commercial software and hardware.

Published in Government Tech Policy
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 10:51

Sex trafficking bill may hit Google, online firms

ANALYSIS Google and other Internet companies may soon have to reckon with lawsuits over sex trafficking if a Senate bill designed to combat the trade online is passed by the US Congress.

Published in Technology Regulation

Russian security firm Kaspersky Labs may have put itself squarely in the crosshairs of the lobby promoting the theory that Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee in 2016, by producing a paper that underscores the difficulty of attribution where cyber exploits are concerned.

Published in Open Sauce

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