Hackers allegedly stole $2.3 million from the Wisconsin Republican Party

Just ahead of the presidential election, the Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers have stolen $2.3 million from its federal account. Chairman Andrew Hitt told the Associated Press the FBI is investigating the matter.Hitt said the attackers altered...

Tech giants call for more content liability protection in the EU

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and other tech giants have urged the European Union for more liability protection to help them tackle illegal content and hate speech. Edima, an association that represents the companies, argued str...

China’s revamped law bans online services that ‘induce addiction’ in kids

China is implementing stricture measures in its bid to keep kids away from addictive digital content. The state-backed news agency Xinhua reported (via Reuters) that China has voted for revamped law that will ban internet products and services which...

Facebook turned down 2.2 million ads meant to interfere with US voting

Facebook really, really wants you to know it’s cracking down on attempts to interfere with voting in the 2020 US election. Global affairs VP Nick Clegg told Le Journal du Dimanche in an interview (via The Guardian and AFP) that Facebook had rejected...

Senate Republicans want to subpoena Twitter CEO over blocked Biden story

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote next week on whether to subpoena Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the company blocked a New York Post story on Joe Biden. Twitter said the article violated its rules on doxxing and hacked materials, as it contain...