Credited with laying the groundwork for the web – the universe of multimedia webpages accessible via the internet – in 1989, the computer scientist has since last year been developing the so-called Contract for the Web.
A 60-page report by the London-based rights group says the so-called “Surveillance Giants” have business models that are incompatible with the right to privacy, freedom of expression and the right to equality and non-discrimination.
Social media giant's latest transparency report shows that government demands for user information hit a new high, led by the US, followed by India, the UK, Germany and France.
Recently social networks has invested in scripted programming which is free to view -- unlike the streaming giants, who charge subscriptions.
Vice president of augmented and virtual reality at Facebook explains how thought-commanded interactions might dramatically alter how people experience augmented or virtual reality scenarios, which currently feature hand-held controls.
Attorneys general from 48 US states along with Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia are investigating whether Google's huge online search and advertising business is engaging in monopolistic behavior.
Is this just another doomed attempt to cover up the flaws of Facebook’s algorithms?
The message board was effectively knocked offline after two companies cut off vital technical services following the mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, whose perpetrator posted his manifesto on the site.
Republican Missouri Senator Josh Hawley proposed the Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act on Tuesday, aiming at curbing social media usage and to ‘encourage true innovation by tech companies’.
Regulation of multinational digital platforms aimed at ensuring fair deals for other media businesses and more control for individuals over how their data is used.
US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lapses, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Facebook said in a statement it was introducing a "one-strike" policy for use of Facebook Live, temporarily restricting access for people who have faced disciplinary action for breaking the company's most serious rules anywhere on its site.
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