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Zuckerberg ‘optimistic’ about French plan to curb online hate  Global News · 2 weeks
France wants to take a leading role in regulating online hate speech, particularly on social media platforms such as Facebook. more
Facebook and France haggle over regulating online hate  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is meeting French President Emmanuel Macron as the tech giant and France try to pioneer ways of fighting hate speech and violent extremism online more
Macron to press Zuckerberg as France takes aim at hate on Facebook  Global News · 2 weeks
France wants to take a leading role in regulating online hate speech, particularly on social media platforms such as Facebook. more
‘Tip of the iceberg’: Why Canada’s online hate-crime data doesn’t tell the full story  Global News · 3 weeks
For the first time, Statistics Canada has included numbers on cyber hate crimes in its data on police-reported hate crimes. more
Facebook says its new AI tech spots hate speech faster - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
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Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Canada launches Digital Charter to combat hate speech and fake news - CNET  CNET · 4 days
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says social media platforms will be held accountable for disinformation and hate speech online. more
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez supports Big Tech breakup plan laid out by Elizabeth Warren  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) has signed on to a plan to break up major tech platforms, as reported by Politico in its Morning Tech... more
Report: Google Express ‘rapidly’ adding stores and planning rebrand to Google Shopping  9to5Google · 3 weeks
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Facebook bans extremist figures for violating hate policy  Sky News · 3 weeks
Facebook has banned Alex Jones, Louis Farrakhan and other "dangerous individuals" from its main service and Instagram. more
Microsoft, other tech giants form group to counter online extremist content  Windows Central · 1 week
In the wake of March's terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, Microsoft is partnering up with other tech giants to counter extremist content online. What you... more
PM backs the 'Christchurch Call To Action' to tackle terror online  Sky News · 2 weeks
Theresa May is signing up to an international crackdown on online terror prompted by the mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, in March. more
Why does Facebook fail to fix itself? It's partly humans  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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Apple has a plan to make online ads more private  TechCrunch · 3 days
For years, the web has been largely free thanks to online ads. The problem is that nobody likes them. When they’re not obnoxiously taking over your entire screen... more
Tech firms work with Samaritans on purging harmful content  Sky News · 4 weeks
Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram should develop technology that can identify and tackle harmful content, including that promoting suicide, Health Secretary Matt Hancock will say today. more
Canada introducing digital charter to combat hate speech, misinformation  CBC · 1 week
The federal government says it will launch a new digital charter that will dictate how the country will... more
Google, Facebook, Twitter Still Falling Short in Combating Fake News: EU  Gadgets 360 · 1 week
The Internet giants are not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said. more
Facebook prepares for EU election interference  Sky News · 4 weeks
Facebook is preparing to tackle interference campaigns aimed to misinform and manipulate voters ahead of the EU's elections in May. more
Social media summit: Will it produce real results?  Sky News · 4 weeks
Health Secretary Matt Hancock has summoned executives from Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Instagram to a "social media summit", where he plans to tell them they should develop technology that can identify and... more
Republicans and Democrats are learning how to work together on tech regulation  THE VERGE · 2 days
Last spring, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sat before Congress to atone for the company’s Cambridge Analytica scandal, and in the following months, momentum has... more
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