russia – Download Top Apps Sofftware Articlez

russia

Europe dials up pressure on tech giants over election security – TechCrunch

The European Union has announced a package of measures intended to step up efforts and pressure on tech giants to combat democracy-denting disinformation ahead of the EU parliament elections next May. The European Commission Action Plan,…

Read More

Facebook under pressure over Soros smear tactics – TechCrunch

Facebook is facing calls to conduct an external investigation into its own lobbying and PR activities by an aide to billionaire George Soros. BuzzFeed reports that Michael Vachon, an advisor to the chairman at Soros…


Zuckerberg rejects facetime call for answers from five parliaments – TechCrunch

Facebook has declined once again to send its CEO to the UK parliament — this time turning down an invitation to face questions from a grand committee comprised of representatives from five international parliaments. MPs…


Facebook must change and policymakers must act on data, warns UK watchdog – TechCrunch

The UK’s data watchdog has warned that Facebook must overhaul its privacy-hostile business model or risk burning user trust for good. Comments she made today have also raised questions over the legality of so-called lookalike…




In its first cyberoperation against Russian trolls, U.S. takes a gentle approach – TechCrunch

Russia has been blamed for shutting down power grids, hacking into critical systems, and more recently launching a massive misinformation campaign aimed at meddling with past and upcoming elections. Now, the U.S. is striking back…


Fake news ‘threat to democracy’ report gets back-burner response from UK gov’t – TechCrunch

The UK government has rejected a parliamentary committee’s call for a levy on social media firms to fund digital literacy lessons to combat the impact of disinformation online. The recommendation of a levy on social…


Khashoggi’s fate shows the flip side of the surveillance state – TechCrunch

It’s been over five years since NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden lifted the lid on government mass surveillance programs, revealing, in unprecedented detail, quite how deep the rabbit hole goes thanks to the spread of commercial software…