Daily Mail: Street artist Sabo plasters New York with posters mocking Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook privacy row and attacking Chuck Schumer for links to company

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5573875/Street-artist-Sabo-mocks-Mark-Zuckerberg-posters-New-York.html  By Rory Tingle For Dailymail.com PUBLISHED: 10:28 EDT, 3 April 2018 | UPDATED: 14:05 EDT, 3 April 2018 Mark Zuckerberg has been targeted by the conservative street artist Sabo, who plastered posters across New York mocking him over the Facebook privacy scandal. Banners reading ‘You can’t watch your kids 24/7, but we can’ were put up in Times Square and other central sites […]

Breitbart: 5 Things You Need to Know About Fake Net Neutrality

by FREE OUR INTERNET (SPONSORED)3 Apr 2018 http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/04/03/5-things-need-know-fake-net-neutrality/  The following post is sponsored by Free Our Internet. Three years ago, Google used its influence over the Obama administration to pass sweeping federal government regulations over our modern internet networks. So-called “net neutrality” was subsequently sold to the public through a massive disinformation campaign, asserting that the […]

Bloomberg: Missouri Attorney General Opens Probe of Facebook Data Usage

By Joshua Brustein   April 1, 2018, 11:00 PM EDT Updated on April 2, 2018, 9:34 AM EDT https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-04-02/missouri-attorney-general-opens-probe-into-facebook-s-data-usage  Missouri’s Republican attorney general is launching a wide-ranging probe into Facebook Inc.’s use of personal data. In a civil investigative demand dated Monday, Missouri’s Josh Hawley is asking Facebook to disclose every time it’s shared user information with a […]

The New York Times: Breitbart, Facing Headwinds, Tries a New Tack: Live Events

By Michael M. Grynbaum  March 27, 2018 https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/27/business/media/breitbart-news-live-events.html  Breitbart News is taking a step into the live events business. Following the lead of other media companies seeking fresh sources of revenue, the right-wing news and opinion site is set to host its first-ever town hall in suburban New Orleans next month, a panel on privacy and […]

Bloomberg: YouTube’s New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels

By Mark Bergen February 28, 2018, 3:12 PM EST https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-28/youtube-s-new-moderators-mistakenly-pull-right-wing-channels  YouTube’s new moderators, brought in to spot fake, misleading and extreme videos, stumbled in one of their first major tests, mistakenly removing some clips and channels in the midst of a nationwide debate on gun control. The Google division said in December it would assign […]

The Wall Street Journal: Like Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley ‘Echo Chamber’

By Douglas MacMillan Feb. 18, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET https://www.wsj.com/articles/like-peter-thiel-others-feel-alienated-by-silicon-valley-groupthink-1518962400 Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity. He isn’t the only one. Several tech workers and entrepreneurs also have said they left or plan to leave the San Francisco Bay Area because […]

Breitbart: Google’s Response to Prager University Lawsuit Claiming YouTube Censorship of Conservatives Doesn’t Explain Anything

by LUCAS NOLAN 15 Feb 2018 Google has responded to a lawsuit brought against them by Prager University claiming that YouTube violates the First Amendment by censoring conservatives, but their response does not address censorship or the reasoning behind restricting and demonetizing PragerU and other conservatives. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Google has responded to a lawsuit brought against the […]

The Hill: Twitter crackdown sparks free speech concerns

Twitter’s verification program put the company at the center of another political headache this week, with the social media giant stuck between liberals who demand stricter rules about hate speech and misinformation and conservatives who fear the site will target them for their political views.

The New York Times: We Can’t Trust Facebook to Regulate Itself

I led Facebook’s efforts to fix privacy problems on its developer platform in advance of its 2012 initial public offering. What I saw from the inside was a company that prioritized data collection from its users over protecting them from abuse. As the world contemplates what to do about Facebook in the wake of its […]