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The attempt to hold Epik.com accountable for the content of its clients' websites is like blaming Gutenberg for the NYT's fake news that dragged the US into the useless war against the nuclear weapons Iraq never had.
Bach on Epik's Leak Saga
The proper means of fighting against outrageous, annoying and invalid opinions is by education and free, open and public debate. Using censorship as the means instead is a characteristic of the worst dictatorships in human history. By de...
Is Facebook leading us on a journey to the metaverse?
Nick Clegg will on Monday set out the tech giant’s vision of a virtual world where you can work, shop and ‘live’. But the move is prompting new fears over privacy
Facebook ‘overpaid in data settlement to avoid naming Zuckerberg’
Lawsuit alleges settlement in Cambridge Analytica case driven by desire to protect founder
Whistleblower behind 'Facebook files' will reveal identity, cooperate with Congress: source
The whistleblower involved in the "Facebook Files" investigation will reveal his or her identity as part of an agreement to cooperate with Congress, a source confirms to FOX Business.
Facebook's longtime chief technology officer stepping down next year
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said Wednesday that he will step down from the role next year.
How Husband-Wife Team Built $12 Billion Fortune With A Startup
Canva users have created more than 7 billion designs, but Perkins wants it to become ubiquitous. That includes ultimately replacing PDF resumes with responsive web-based tools.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's Warning For Staff Who "Leak Confidential Information"
The Apple CEO’s email warning employees against leaking company information has also been leaked.
Wall Street Falls as Pandemic-Era Low in US Jobless Claims Triggers Fed's Taper Fears
US stocks fell broadly for a fourth day in a row on Thursday after another Federal Reserve official advocated this week for a prompt taper of the central bank’s long-running economic stimulus.
Apple threatened Facebook ban over slavery posts on Instagram
Apple threatened to remove Facebook's products from its App Store, after the BBC found domestic "slaves" for sale on apps, including Instagram, in 2019.
How 'nerd' culture powered through the pandemic
When graphic design graduate, Rachel Smythe, 35, tried to get a foot in the door of New Zealand's creative industry in 2008, she was rejected at every turn.
Mark Zuckerberg reacts to NYT report on Facebook using news feed to promote positive stories about itself
Zuckerberg blasted the Times report's claim that he used an electric surfboard in a video posted to his personal accounts on July 4
NFTs Are the Building Blocks of the Metaverse - Here’s How It’s Being Built
The metaverse is aiming to establish complete decentralization infrastructure at its very foundation. This is already happening with NFTs.
Aide to Ukraine's president survives apparent assassination attempt
Shots were fired Wednesday morning at the car of a top aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky outside Kiev, in what police are calling an assassination attempt.
Mother of all lawsuits quietly filed last month vs Facebook in Delaware
Zuckerberg, Sandberg, CFO, board inc Peter Thiel and Palantir are defendants - it's a result of sealed docs between FB execs and board.
Instagram is wreaking havoc on young girls - and knows it
Real teens open up about how unrealistic body standards on Instagram are harming their mental health, leading them to crave plastic surgery and causing eating disorders.
14 prominent Democrats stand accused of hypocrisy for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions they're urging their constituents to obey
San Francisco London Breed defended herself for taking photos maskless in a nightclub without a mask despite the city's indoor mask mandate.
"Deliberate Mischaracterizations": Facebook On Wall Street Journal Allegations
The Wall Street Journal said that although Facebook researchers have identified "the platform's ill effects," the company failed to fix them.
Lawmakers scrutinize Facebook after revealing report on Instagram’s negative impact on teens
Facebook is again receiving bipartisan criticism from lawmakers following a report showing the tech giant is aware of Instagram’s negative impact on teenagers’ mental health.
Facebook slams Wall Street Journal reports as ‘deliberate mischaracterisations’
The company’s vice-president of global affairs said the paper had not presented the whole picture on the ‘difficult issues’
Senators to investigate Facebook after WSJ report on Instagram's negative effect on mental health
Sens. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., plan on investigating the tech giant
TikTok faces privacy investigations by EU watchdog
TikTok is under investigation by The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) - its lead regulator in the EU - over two privacy-related issues.
Irish and Italian privacy watchdogs sound alarm over Facebook's new smart glasses
Ireland's data privacy watchdog has expressed concerns over new smart glasses, produced by Facebook in partnership with Ray-Ban, stating it's asked the tech giant whether the device can properly notify people they're being filmed.
Your iPhone is not secure and never was. Apple users urged to download Pegasus spyware flaw fix
Apple force their users to I have iMessage and FaceTime apps that allow others to spy on you, open your camera and microphone remotely, listen to your conversations and copy all your chat history phonies and videos to be installed in iPh...
Britney Spears Apparently Took Her Instagram Page Down After Posting About Waiting More Than 13 Years To Be Free
"Again ... team #FreeBritney you guys fucking kick ass 💪🏼 !!!!!" the 39-year-old pop star wrote in her last post.
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