President Trump met privately on Tuesday with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. The meeting comes as the president continues to accuse tech giants of exhibiting bias against conservative users.

Federal regulators should hold Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg "individually liable for the company's repeated violations of Americans' privacy," Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said Tuesday, including imposing penalties that apply directly to the chief executive.

The Sri Lankan government’s decision to shutter access to social-media sites after Sunday’s deadly bombings may mark a turning point in how countries around the world perceive Silicon Valley -- and their willingness act to stop the spread of falsehoods online.


Federal regulators investigating Facebook for mishandling its users’ personal information have set their sights on the company’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, exploring his past statements on privacy and weighing whether to seek new, heightened oversight of his leadership.

The announcement could end the state-owned carrier's 8-year effort to gain access to U.S. customers.

The Trump administration and government regulators are expected to unveil a major push Friday afternoon at the White House to accelerate the rollout of the high-speed, next-generation mobile data technology known as 5G.

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act has a long and controversial history.

Republicans led by Sen. Ted Cruz accused tech giants of exhibiting bias against conservatives, while Democratic lawmakers described it as a hoax meant only to gain more favorable treatment online.

House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a Democrat-backed bill that would restore rules requiring AT&T, Verizon and other Internet providers to treat all Web traffic equally, marking an early step toward reversing one of the most significant deregulatory moves of the Trump era.

A congressional hearing to explore the spread of white nationalism on social media quickly served to illustrate of the problem Silicon Valley faces, after anonymous users on YouTube began posting attacks on the basis of race and religion.

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