22 States Ask Appeals Court To Reinstate Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration’s 2015 landmark... Read more »

Google Confirms It Tracks Locations Even After Users Turn Off Location History

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has changed a help page that erroneously described how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying for users that it still tracks their location even if they... Read more »

Twitter Has Finally Taken Action Against Alex Jones, But Only For 7 Days

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was suspended from Twitter for a week after urging his viewers to get their “battle rifles” ready in a video posted to his personal account.... Read more »

Def Con Hackers Easily Bust Into Voting Machines, But Will Tech Companies Listen?

Hackers in Def Con’s “voting village” managed to swap out software, wrest control of tabulation and manipulate the behavior of voting machines that will likely be used in midterm elections.... Read more »

How One Woman Is Helping Vulnerable Communities Through Digital Identities

When blockchain technology was first introduced in 2008, it was designed as a secure public database where you could trade digital currency. But over the past couple years, the... Read more »

Twitter Bans Proud Boys’ Accounts Before Unite The Right 2 Rally

Twitter won’t ban far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, but it is going after another group of extremists for its hate speech: Proud Boys. The company on Friday suspended both... Read more »

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Won’t Suspend Alex Jones, Says It’s On Media To ‘Refute’ His Lies

Jack Dorsey, the co-founder and CEO of Twitter, said Tuesday night that his platform hadn’t suspended conspiracy theorist Alex Jones because he “hasn’t violated our rules.”  “We didn’t suspend... Read more »

Wells Fargo Says Hundreds Lost Homes After Computing ‘Error’

The glitch existed between April 13th, 2010 and October 20th, 2015, when the error was fixed. Wells Fargo has apologized for the error and stated that it’s “providing remediation”... Read more »

Facebook, Twitter Are Making The World Worse, Kara Swisher Warns

As the self-described “grumpy lady of tech,” journalist Kara Swisher has thought and written about Facebook a lot since at least 2005, when she first interviewed Mark Zuckerberg. Closing... Read more »

Hacktivists From Anonymous Vow To Take Down Conspiracy Theorists QAnon

The anarchist hacking group Anonymous has vowed to “wreck” those behind the shadowy right-wing conspiracy generator QAnon. “We will not sit idly by while you take advantage of the... Read more »