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Florida’s controversial bill to restrict social media use by minors heads to governor

Florida’s controversial bill to restrict social media use by minors heads to governor Maxwell Nelson Tech Journalist Family Dialogue on Digital Safety: Navigating Social Media Amidst Legislative Debates in Florida   Florida is on the brink of enacting one of the nation’s most restrictive bans on social media use by minors. According to the Associated … Continue reading Florida’s controversial bill to restrict social media use by minors heads to governor

India passes controversial telecoms bill amid privacy concerns

India passes controversial telecoms bill amid privacy concerns Rachael Davis / Last Updated: Dec 21, 2023 India’s parliament has passed a controversial bill to modernize its telecommunications and connectivity ahead of the country’s general election in spring 2024. The new bill, voted through on Thursday, December 21, would replace original legislation dating back as early … Continue reading India passes controversial telecoms bill amid privacy concerns

Why Microsoft’s $29 billion tax bill could be the knockout punch in a decade-long fight with the IRS

  By Clint Rainey October 12, 2023 Way back in 2012, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) launched the largest-ever audit in history, accusing Microsoft of stashing billions in offshore tax havens to dodge U.S. taxes. The agency had already been auditing the company, but for the next three years, it took perhaps the boldest, most … Continue reading Why Microsoft’s $29 billion tax bill could be the knockout punch in a decade-long fight with the IRS

Twitter has supposedly started paying its Google Cloud bill again

Twitter has reportedly refused to pay its Google Cloud contract   Igor Bonifacic   @igorbonifacic More platform instability could be in Twitter’s near future. In 2018, Twitter signed a $1 billion contract with Google to host some of its services on the company’s Google Cloud servers. Platformer reports Twitter recently refused to pay the search … Continue reading Twitter has supposedly started paying its Google Cloud bill again

Senate bill would hold AI companies liable for harmful content

Andrew Tarantola   @terrortola For a product that its own creators, in a marketing pique, once declared “too dangerous” to release to the general public, OpenAI’s ChatGPT is seemingly everywhere these days. The versatile automated text generation (ATG) system, which is capable of outputting copy that is nearly indistinguishable from a human writer’s work, is … Continue reading Senate bill would hold AI companies liable for harmful content

Senate bill seeks to break up Google and Meta ad businesses

The Justice Department is suing Google to break up its ad business   Igor Bonifacic @igorbonifacic Alongside eight states, the US Department of Justice is suing Google to break up the company’s advertising business. In a complaint filed Tuesday with a federal court in Virginia, the agency accused Google of illegally monopolizing the digital advertising … Continue reading Senate bill seeks to break up Google and Meta ad businesses