Major new Canadian legislation would penalize online hate at risk of censorship

The Canadian government has introduced legislation proposing new regulatory bodies and heavier sentences to combat online…

Gemini, Google’s AI, tells very familiar lies

Gemini, Google’s new artificial intelligence engine, has been widely mocked and exposed by conservatives and others…

Supreme Court set for arguments in most consequential internet free speech case yet

The Supreme Court will hear arguments over the extent of states’ power to hold social media…

Big Tech teams up to take action against AI deepfakes in 2024 election

Some of the technology industry’s leading companies have teamed up to combat deceptive uses of artificial…

Republican introduces bill to crack down on sale of drugs on social media

Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX) announced on Friday that he is introducing legislation to limit the sale…

Washington Examiner’s Tiana Lowe Doescher not a fan of Congress’s format for big tech hearings

Washington Examiner commentary writer Tiana Lowe Doescher expressed some criticism for Congress‘s handling of its hearing…

Big Tech CEOs feel pressure in tense hearing on teenage victims of social media

Five CEOs of some of the most prominent social media companies felt pressure from lawmakers and…

Microsoft president endorses online child safety bill night before Big Tech hearing

Microsoft announced that it is endorsing bipartisan legislation intended to hold Big Tech companies accountable for…

Critics dismiss new Big Tech child protection concessions ahead of hearing with CEOs

The efforts by Big Tech companies in recent weeks to add protections for teenagers and minors…

New York mayor calls social media an ‘environmental toxin’ and public health threat

New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced social media was an “environmental toxin” on Wednesday, making…

Instagram to bar strangers from sending DMs to teenagers in response to scrutiny of Big Tech

Meta is changing its security settings so that users 18 or younger can no longer receive…

Senators from both parties press Schumer for bill to create Big Tech regulatory agency

A bipartisan group of senators asked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to form a new…

How Big Tech is weaponizing against Trump

The internet giants of our time have made it clear where their loyalties lie in the…

Silicon Valley self-regulates for AI misinformation in 2024 elections while government lags

Silicon Valley has moved to regulate the use of artificial intelligence to create misinformation ahead of…

FTC proposes rules to turn targeted advertising for teenagers off by default

The Federal Trade Commission is proposing changes to privacy rules to force Big Tech companies to…