Google announced Thursday it had taken down 210 channels on YouTube after discovering they "behaved in a coordinated manner while uploading videos" related to the protests in Hong Kong, an effort that the tech giant linked to recent, Chinese-backed operations on Facebook and Twitter.
Twelve of the country's largest telephone companies on Thursday pledged to implement new technology that would spot and block robocalls while helping law enforcement officials track down criminals, part of an agreement brokered between the industry and 51 attorneys general.
“In general, our misinformation efforts are focused on keeping our elections safe,” says an Instagram spokeswoman.
Neither Republicans nor civil rights groups are happy.
L.A. County is about to challenge the voting machine industry
The U.S. government is forging ahead with its review of online platforms for potential competition concerns, coordinating with state attorneys general and signaling it could soon send document demands to Silicon Valley and its critics.
Facebook will allow users to see the mass of businesses, apps and other groups that collect data about them across the Web and pass it on to the social media giant — but the data won’t be deleted.
Amy Klobuchar says Congress needs to act now.
The search giant faces criticism across the political spectrum.
Not everyone is going to receive the money they might have expected out of a settlement between Equifax and state and federal regulators over its 2017 security breach -- and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking why.