House Republicans say FBI investigation of Parler should include Facebook and Twitter

Senior House Republicans said Monday that any FBI investigation into social media app Parler for its role in the Capitol attack earlier this month should include Facebook and Twitter. The Republicans said House Oversight Committee Chairwoman Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s recent request for the FBI to investigate Parler was proof of a “growing alliance between Big… Read More House Republicans say FBI investigation of Parler should include Facebook and Twitter

Big tech is accused of ‘blackmail’ after Google threatens to remove search function and Facebook warns it will pull news from Australia if law forcing them to pay media companies for content is passed

Google has threatened to remove its search function in Australia and Facebook warned it would pull news content if a new law requiring the tech giants to compensate media organisations is passed.  The proposed law, introduced to the Australian Parliament in December, will force Facebook and Google to negotiate fees with news companies whose stories appear… Read More Big tech is accused of ‘blackmail’ after Google threatens to remove search function and Facebook warns it will pull news from Australia if law forcing them to pay media companies for content is passed