Wednesday, July 29, witnessed the virtual browbeating (via video conference) of the CEOs of four of America’s top companies, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google, by members of the House Judiciary Committee, most of whom never have produced anything other than intrusive statutes and convoluted regulations from which Congress often exempts itself.
Overshadowed by recent events, Twitter’s fact-check of President Trump’s tweet about mail-in ballots did not get the attention it deserved. The president’s posts were flagged as “potentially misleading,” which could be said about countless tweets on subjects ranging from politics to the COVID-19 crisis. For example, tweets about the federal Centers for Disease Control...
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If Facebook users were harmed by the unauthorized data sharing, why does the federal government get the money?
Apparently, Thomas Jefferson wrote something that Facebook finds offensive.
In a recent article, the Wall Street Journal quotes Mark Zuckerberg, the kid from Harvard who heads the CEO of a company-not-yet-public. (Goldman-Sachs VIP insiders only, please). What disturbed me about the article is not that another company is breaking into the so-called China market after the Google row over censorship. I’m more disturbed...
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