Lawmakers are concerned that advances in video manipulation technology could set off a new era of fake news. Now legislators say they want to start working on fixes to the problem before it’s too late.
British lawmakers grilled Silicon Valley social media giants over the presence of “fake news” and Russian influence on their platforms in Washington (DC). The British parliament members asked Twitter, Facebook and YouTube representatives pointed
Facebook, Twitter and Google outlined their efforts to keep state-sponsored groups from manipulating their platforms and interfering in the US political process. Here are six interesting revelations:
House Commerce Committee leaders are demanding answers from major technology companies affected by the Spectre and Meltdown cybersecurity flaws that leave computer chips vulnerable to hackers. In a letter, lawmakers pressed the CEOs of Intel, Appl
Rep Schiff, Sen Feinstein are demanding to know if Russian trolls or bots have tried to ‘manipulate public opinion’ on Facebook and Twitter again
House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) are calling on Twitter and Facebook to launch investigations of potential Russian-linked accounts pushing for the
Russian-linked bots on Twitter are pushing for the House Intelligence Committee to release a classified report written by committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA). Some Republicans believe the report shows political bias in the FBI and the Departmen
The Senate Intelligence Committee is still waiting on Twitter to answer questions in the committee’s Russia investigation, Committee Vice Chairman Mark Warner (D-VA) said. “I’m disappointed.
Two critical vulnerabilities that affect modern computer processing chips are about to become a huge headache for governments worldwide.
Here are five fights the tech world will be watching closely in 2018:
- Net neutrality
- Election transparency
- AT&T-Time Warner merger
The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) vote to scrap net neutrality rules has sparked a vigorous debate about what comes next. The effects of the FCC’s policy change will not be clear for some time, experts say. “In the short term, little