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Social media are testing the legal boundaries of free speech | Open door

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The law on hate speech shaped itself in response to physical confrontations. But now we also live in cyberspace ‘Fighting words” is American legal shorthand for the issue of...
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Internet giants, once above the fray, on the defensive in Washington

9 hours ago   |   Reuters

WASHINGTON - Internet giants, including Alphabet's Google and Facebook , are moving to compromise on several major policy issues as they adjust to an abrupt shift in the...
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The tide is starting to turn against the world's digital giants | John Naughton

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Multimillion fines are just the start for Facebook and Google, as the world comes to realise how political big tech has become In his wonderful book The Swerve: How the...
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Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook won't issue new class of stock

1 day ago   |   NZherald   |   2 articles

Mark Zuckerberg says the company is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let the him keep tight reins on the company even as he sold down his stake...
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Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

Google, Facebook and Twitter face proposed law regulating election ads

1 day ago   |   SiliconBeat   |   4 articles

With Facebook making promises to address a lack of transparency regarding political ads, Google and Twitter are now under pressure, a new report said.
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Facebook drops Class C plan: shareholder attorney

2 days ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

WILMINGTON, Del. - Facebook Inc has dropped its plan to issue Class C stock, according to an attorney who sued the company on behalf of a Facebook shareholder because the plan...
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Facebook will measure how its ads compare against, complement TV campaigns

2 days ago   |   Marketing Land   |   3 articles

Facebook will offer more advertisers the ability to measure campaign brand lift, but brands will need to trust Facebook to grade its own homework. Please visit Marketing Land...
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Microsoft and Facebook finish laying massive transatlantic internet cable

Microsoft and Facebook finish laying massive transatlantic internet cable

2 days ago   |   Windows Central   |   3 articles

Microsoft and Facebook have finished laying a massive transatlantic internet cable connecting the U.S. to Europe. Finishing a project that began a year ago , Microsoft and...
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Microsoft, Facebook Complete Transatlantic Marea Internet Cable

2 days ago   |   PCMag   |   3 articles

The massive internet cable, which runs from Virginia Beach, Virginia, to Bilbao, Spain, can transmit up to 160 terabits of data per second.
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On topic: Tech news to know now

On topic: Tech news to know now

2 days ago   |   SiliconBeat

Here's what's on the Friday menu. Microsoft, Facebook build fastest underwater cable across the Atlantic. Google confirms that the company and its partners will issue refunds...
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