Twitch restores Donald Trump’s account after a two-week suspension

Twitch has lifted its temporary ban on Donald Trump’s account. It suspended the president two weeks ago for “hateful conduct” related to controversial comments regarding Mexican migrants that he made in two streams.The service cited a quote from Trum...

DoJ will reportedly limit social media companies’ speech protections

The Justice Department plans to announce a proposed rollback of Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act as early as today, according to The Wall Street Journal. If adopted by Congress, the legislation would reportedly push internet compani...

Trump’s executive order could limit protections for social media companies

Days after Twitter fact-checked a false tweet by President Trump for the first time, the President is expected to sign an executive order that could limit the protections Twitter and other social media companies have under current federal law. Until...

Amazon wants to question Trump over his role in the $10 billion DoD contract

It's no secret that Amazon was unhappy with the Pentagon's decision to award the $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract to Microsoft. Now, Amazon wants to depose President Trump and six other officials, CNBC reports. The...

More than 20 attorneys general are trying to ban 3D-printed guns

The fight over 3D-printed guns has gone back and forth for years. One side wins, the other appeals and so on. Now, 21 US attorneys general are banding together to renew the fight and sue the Trump administration. Their lawsuit, submitted Thursday, ch...

White House cautions against over-regulating AI in new guidelines

Today, the White House proposed 10 principles for federal agencies to consider when regulating artificial intelligence, Reuters reports. The guidelines stress limiting regulatory "overreach" and encourage Europe and other allies to "avoid heavy hande...