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Australian Government Passes Law That Requires Google And Facebook To Pay News Outlets For Access To Their Content

Australia reportedly passed legislation that will force tech giants like Google and Facebook to negotiate a payment scheme with news outlets for access to their content or face arbitration, reports The Verge. “This is a significant milestone,” said Josh Frydenberg, the deputy leader of the Australian Liberal Party. The Australian…

Connecticut Police Department Cuts Deal With Fugitive: He’ll Surrender If Public Gives His ‘Wanted Poster’ 15,000 Likes On Facebook…

The Torrington Police Department in Connecticut has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, reports The Washington Times. Police believe the fugitive, Jose Simms, is currently located somewhere in New York. The 29-year-old man has…

“BAN ME MUTHAF*CKAS” Rapper Snoop Dogg Lashes Out After Facebook Bans Louis Farrakhan

American black nationalist Louis Farrakhan Sr. had his Facebook account removed on Thursday after the platform decided to cull a number of “far-right” public figures and organizations it deemed “dangerous,” which included Infowars, Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer. Rapper Snoop Dogg was not too happy…

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Wants Laws To Combat Harmful Content, Protect Privacy

Source: CNET When it comes to regulation, Facebook wants some rules. That seems to be the gist of an editorial by Mark Zuckerberg published Saturday in The Washington Post. In it, the head of the world’s largest social network says firms like his have “immense responsibilities” over issues like protecting…

Ex-Facebook Employee: Company Engages In “Routine Suppression” And “Deboosting” Of Conservative Pages

An employee who used to work for social media giant Facebook was recently hired by Project Veritas, an organization that exposes corruption through undercover agent activists. The whistleblower has revealed that Facebook regularly engages in “routine suppression” of conservative pages, posts and articles through “various methods.” This revelation confirms internal…