ORWELLIAN BUT WITH MEASLES
GOP Rep: Facebook Downplaying Anti-Vaxx Content Like ‘1984’
ADD IT UP
Congress to Big Tech: How Much Cash Is Each User Worth?
A new bipartisan bill could force tech titans to open up about how much money they wring out of unsuspecting users.
The Resistance We Need: Trump Takes on the Tech Giants
On this one, Trump is right as rain—and so are Sanders and Warren. The federal government should have been taking apart these greedy tech monopolies years ago. Let’s get cracking.
BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE
Judiciary Committee Launches Investigation of Tech Giants
Depositions, public hearings and document requests await tech giants like Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple.
Massive Google Outage Turned Smart Homes Into Zombies
Users reported doors, baby monitors, and thermostats going kaput. The Internet of Things is convenient—until there’s no internet.
ONE STEP AT A TIME
Google Deals New Blow to Alt-Right Social Network Gab
Google and Mozilla have taken aim at Gab’s ‘Dissenter,’ an internet-wide comment section.
HOW SERIOUS ARE YOU?
Hill Dems Tell Social Media Giants To Reveal Terror Budgets
Democrats on the House Committee on Homeland Security asked leading social media companies to prove their commitment by sharing counterterrorism spending and staff numbers.
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE GATHERING
U.S. Must Put a Ban on Google Helping the Chinese Military
Google’s decision to help China is paving the way for Beijing’s ‘digital dictatorship.’ Ultimately, Washington must make a political decision to criminalize such collaboration.