Facebook backtracks after removing Warren ads calling for Facebook breakup

Facebook has removed several ads placed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign that called for the breakup of Facebook and other tech giants. The ads, which had identical images and text, touted Warren’s recently announced… Read More

Watch the trailer for Steve Bannon documentary “The Brink”

https://youtu.be/FjfUPLEKZtI After #Steve #Bannon left the White House in 2017, he tried to turn his bombastic nationalism into a global movement and let a progressive documentarian follow him for more than a year — Arizona… Read More

Warren is Correct about Busting Up Big Tech

by Robert Reich Presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren announced Friday she wants to bust up giants like Facebook, Google, and Amazon. America’s first Gilded Age began in the late nineteenth century with a raft of… Read More

GCHQ head: ‘UK must be alert to threat from Chinese tech firms’

The UK is a leading international “cyber power” but must beware of threats from #China’s technology and be prepared to undertake offensive operations against organisations such as Isis, the director of GCHQ has said. In… Read More

After Stinging Presidential Loss, Popular Vote Movement Gains Momentum In States

An attempt at an Electoral College workaround is gaining momentum in the Mountain West. Democrats in Colorado and New Mexico are pushing ahead with legislation to pledge their 14 collective electoral votes to the winner… Read More

‘Sustained and ongoing’ disinformation assault targets Dem presidential candidates

A wide-ranging disinformation campaign aimed at Democratic 2020 candidates is already underway on social media, with signs that foreign state actors are driving at least some of the activity. The main targets appear to be… Read More

Facebook labelled ‘digital gangsters’ by report on fake news

Facebook deliberately broke privacy and competition law and should urgently be subject to statutory regulation, according to a devastating parliamentary report denouncing the company and its executives as “digital gangsters”. The final report of the… Read More