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      As Facebook prepares to outsource tough content decisions to its new ‘Supreme Court,’ experts warn it still operates within a dictatorship and can’t legislate a better government
      Sep26

      As Facebook prepares to outsource tough content decisions to its new ‘Supreme Court,’ experts warn it still operates within a dictatorship and can’t legislate a better government

      There’s a growing appetite in Congress for increased regulation of internet platforms like Facebook. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook is launching its “oversight board” in October, a pseudo-independent group that can review — and overrule — the company’s decisions on difficult content moderation cases. The Oversight...

      I’ve seen what happens when a president refuses to give up power, as Trump has repeatedly hinted he might
      Sep25

      I’ve seen what happens when a president refuses to give up power, as Trump has repeatedly hinted he might

      A composite image showing US President Donald Trump and Alexander Lukashenko, the president of Belarus. Getty Images President Donald Trump’s repeated refusal to affirm his commitment to a peaceful transfer of power is far outside the norms of US politics. It is not unusual in Eastern Europe — especially Belarus, where the president is...

      Facebook issues warning about Russian ‘hack-and-leak’ operations ahead of the 2020 election
      Sep25

      Facebook issues warning about Russian ‘hack-and-leak’ operations ahead of the 2020 election

      A Facebook logo is seen on a computer screen in this photo illustration on October 31, 2017. Material posted on Facebook and other social media directly and indirectly reached over 126 million Americans between 2015 and 2017 according to company testimony before the US Senate. Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images Facebook issued a warning...

      Our ongoing list of how countries are reopening, and which ones remain under lockdown
      Sep23

      Our ongoing list of how countries are reopening, and which ones remain under lockdown

      Models present creations from the Dolce & Gabbana Spring/Summer 2021 men’s collection in a live-streamed show at the university campus of the Humanitas Research Foundation in one of the first physical fashion shows since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, during Milan Digital Fashion Week in Rozzano, south of Milan, Italy,...

      White House bars FDA commissioner from testifying before House committee
      Sep20

      White House bars FDA commissioner from testifying before House committee

      President Donald Trump listens as Dr. Stephen Hahn, commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, speaks during a media briefing in the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Alex Brandon The White House blocked FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn from testifying before the Energy and...

      Russia releases video of its fighter jets intercepting a US B-1B bomber over the Bering Sea
      Sep15

      Russia releases video of its fighter jets intercepting a US B-1B bomber over the Bering Sea

      US Air Force Russian MiG-31s and Su-35S escorted a US B-1B bomber in international airspace over the Northern Pacific Ocean as it “approached” Russia’s airspace. US Air Force bombers have been busy in the air over Eastern Europe and around Alaska in recent months, amid heightened tensions between Russia and its neighbors in...

      The Trump campaign ran a ‘Support Our Troops’ ad with a stock photo of Russian fighter jets
      Sep15

      The Trump campaign ran a ‘Support Our Troops’ ad with a stock photo of Russian fighter jets

      An advert from the Trump Make America Great Again Committee showing US soldiers and Russian MiG-29 fighter jets. Google Transparency Report/ Trump Make America Great Again Committee An advert from President Donald Trump’s campaign, which urges Americans to “Support Our Troops,” used a stock photo of Russian fighter jets. In the...

      Key impeachment witness Alexander Vindman said he now considers himself a ‘Never Trumper’
      Sep15

      Key impeachment witness Alexander Vindman said he now considers himself a ‘Never Trumper’

      Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman, director for European Affairs at the National Security Council, testifies before a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Retired Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry,...

      Facebook whistleblower claims US politicians were artificially boosted by millions of fake followers and reactions during the 2018 elections
      Sep15

      Facebook whistleblower claims US politicians were artificially boosted by millions of fake followers and reactions during the 2018 elections

      A Facebook whistleblower detailed major revelations about the company’s ongoing struggle to combat misinformation. Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call A former Facebook employee wrote a memo revealing multiple stunning failures by Facebook to effectively deal with political misinformation across the globe, BuzzFeed News reported Monday. In the memo,...

      A fired Facebook employee wrote a scathing 6,600-word memo detailing the company’s failures to stop political manipulation around the world
      Sep15

      A fired Facebook employee wrote a scathing 6,600-word memo detailing the company’s failures to stop political manipulation around the world

      Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaving The Merrion Hotel in Dublin after a meeting with politicians to discuss regulation of social media and harmful content in April 2019. Niall Carson/PA Images via Getty Images A recently fired Facebook data scientist wrote a lengthy memo detailing the tech giant’s failures to stop election interference in...