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Tech Companies Need to Get Serious About Confronting Hate

Tech Companies Need to Get Serious About Confronting Hate
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and other large tech companies already have policies that ban hateful, violent, and harassing content. It is clear they need to do much more.
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How Deregulation Made Flying More Dangerous

How Deregulation Made Flying More Dangerous
The FAA let Boeing certify the safety of its own planes.
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Despite Crackdowns, White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Videos Take Stubborn Root on YouTube

Despite Crackdowns, White Supremacist and Neo-Nazi Videos Take Stubborn Root on YouTube
The ideas in a treatise by Brenton Tarrant, the alleged gunman responsible for the massacres at two New Zealand mosques, are also circulating on many of the world’s most popular social media platforms.
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Facebook Proves Elizabeth Warren’s Point About Facebook Having Too Much Power

Facebook Proves Elizabeth Warren’s Point About Facebook Having Too Much Power
"Curious why I think FB has too much power? Let's start with their ability to shut down a debate over whether FB has too much power."
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Study Confirms What Women Have Long Said: Twitter Is Abusive

Study Confirms What Women Have Long Said: Twitter Is Abusive
A new study shows “that Twitter is a place where racism, misogyny, and homophobia are allowed to flourish basically unchecked.”
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'The Dam Is Breaking': First House Republican Backs Reinstatement of Net Neutrality Rules

'The Dam Is Breaking': First House Republican Backs Reinstatement of Net Neutrality Rules
"We urge Congressman Coffman's Republican colleagues to follow his lead and sign the discharge petition to restore net neutrality. It's the right thing to do."
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Eye-Opening Report Reveals How AT&T Buildings Serve as Secret Hubs for NSA Spying

Eye-Opening Report Reveals How AT&T Buildings Serve as Secret Hubs for NSA Spying
"AT&T has bent over backwards to help the U.S. government spy on essentially all internet traffic."
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'Shallow at Best and Ridiculous at Worst': Analysis Eviscerates FCC Chair's Arguments for Killing Net Neutrality

'Shallow at Best and Ridiculous at Worst': Analysis Eviscerates FCC Chair's Arguments for Killing Net Neutrality
Researchers say Ajit Pai's claim that the rules hindered broadband deployment is total "bogus."
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What’s Really at Stake in the Apple Encryption Debate

What’s Really at Stake in the Apple Encryption Debate
by Julia Angwin
The FBI’s much-discussed request to Apple can seem innocuous: Help us extract six weeks of encrypted data from the locked iPhone of Syed Farook, an employee of San Bernardino health department who spearheaded an attack that killed 14 people. Most people believe Apple should comply.
But the FBI is d
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Net Neutrality and Your Right to Watch Netflix and YouTube

Net Neutrality and Your Right to Watch Netflix and YouTube
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday took the first step in a net neutrality plan that could make it harder to access Netflix, Facebook and YouTube, or guarantee your access to those websites under certain circumstances.
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