Google CEO Sundar Pichai Confirms Censored China Search Engine
He said its development is going very well.
Blockchain Is How We Can Protect Our Privacy in a World of Ubiquitous Surveillance
Decentralized information sets give citizens greater privacy, freedom of speech and protection of wealth.
Jack Dorsey Is Finally Realizing Twitter Is a Terrible Place
He's exploring reforms that could minimize social bubbles and label bots.
Google Employees Push Back on Censored China Search Engine
They're demanding more transparency and ethics reviews.
Google Reportedly Working on Censored Search for China
It looks as though Google's desire to access the hundreds of millions of internet users in China has won and it is willing to accept government censorship to operate there. How is Google going to explain its thinking if (when?) it does launch?
Internet Companies Boost Anti-Terrorism Collaboration
Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, and YouTube will work more closely together and with counter-terrorism officials to filter out extremist content from their websites.
Reddit CEO Was Wrong to Prank Critics but Reddit Is Right to Ban Toxic Minority
Influential websites have a responsibility to act against online intimidation and fake news, even if Steve Huffman was wrong to change a few critical posts as a joke.
U.S. Concerned Over Russia Blocking Access to LinkedIn
Internet services analysts say other tech firms, including Facebook and Twitter, could also find access blocked unless they move data onto Russian-based servers.
Facebook Executives Feel the Heat of Content Controversies
The company's reticence to explain censorship decisions has drawn criticism in many countries around the globe.
Facebook Says It Will Learn From Vietnam Photo Mistake
The 1972 photograph, by Pulitzer Prize-winner Nick Ut of the Associated Press, shows screaming children running from a napalm attack. A naked 9-year-old girl is at its center.
Can Twitter Censor Terrorists and Trolls Without Silencing Free Speech?
Social media, once a bastion of open discourse, is under mounting pressure to define and remove "hate'' speech.
Starbucks the Latest to Block Pornography from Public Wi-Fi Networks
Anti-pornography organizations have declared victory for their "National Porn Free Wi-Fi" campaign.