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“Nine US states launch probe into whether Facebook broke antitrust rules”

“Several state attorneys general united forces to investigate if the social media giant Facebook violated antitrust laws, hurting its users in the process. The prosecutors will check whether Facebook “stifled competition and put users at risk,” said New York Attorney General Letitia James who … Continue reading

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“Justice Department to Open Broad, New Antitrust Review of Big Tech Companies”

“The Justice Department is opening a broad antitrust review into whether dominant technology firms are unlawfully stifling competition, adding a new Washington threat for companies such as Facebook Inc., Google, Amazon.com Inc. and Apple Inc….” https://www.wsj.com/articles/justice-department-to-open-broad-new-antitrust-review-of-big-tech-companies-11563914235

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“Big tech faces antitrust crackdown from House Judiciary”

“The House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that it will hold a series of hearings as part of a bipartisan investigation into whether there is enough competition among U.S. technology companies. While no companies were named, any investigation will inevitably touch … Continue reading

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Don’t Trust Anybody: “1 in 4 Americans feel they have no one to confide in”

“One in four people don’t feel they have someone to confide in, according to new research. Even after sharing their feelings, seven in 10 have held back how they really felt from a coworker, friend, or partner. A study of … Continue reading

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“Apple gives you a TRUST rating – and it’s based on [SPYING ON] your phone call and email habits”

“…According to the iPhone maker, Apple builds a score based on the number calls and emails you send and receive – to help spot fraudulent transactions made using your device… “To help identify and prevent fraud, information about how you … Continue reading

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“US making mistake using dollar as political weapon – Putin”

“Washington’s use of payment systems for political purposes undermines the US dollar as a global currency, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at the BRICS Summit in South Africa. “Regarding our American partners placing limitations, including those on dollar transactions, I … Continue reading

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[Censorship] Facebook Will Now Censor News They Don’t “Trust”

“Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday that the company has already begun to implement a system that ranks news organizations based on trustworthiness, and promotes or suppresses its content based on that metric.” https://www.buzzfeed.com/bensmith/facebook-has-begun-to-rank-news-organizations-by-trust?utm_term=.ng6ZOl2Xv2#.nx0mQ9KOqK Who decides what’s “trustworthiness”? The individuals … Continue reading

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