Australian MP targeted by conspiracy posts calls for Facebook to be treated as publisher | Technology- Tempemail

The Nationals MP Anne Webster is lobbying senior ministers to bring forward legislation that would force Facebook and other platforms to assume editorial responsibility for the content they publish, in an effort to combat proliferating misinformation. Webster launched defamation proceedings against Australian conspiracy theorist Karen Brewer over a series of Continue Reading

Hacker Spotlight: Interview with jensec- Tempemail

Hackers from India accounted for 18% of the total reports submitted to Tempemail customer programs in the past year, earning $3.5M from bounty awards. One of those hackers is Jenish Sojitra, also known as @jensec, who says bounties made him a millionaire through bounties, crypto trading, and holding by 20.  Jenish Continue Reading

Samuel Paty: French security services failed to act over incendiary social media campaign | World news- Tempemail

French security services failed to appreciate the gravity of the defamatory campaign on social media against the teacher Samuel Paty before his murder, an inspectors’ report has found. Despite the school’s headteacher reporting concerns about increasingly incendiary posts targeting the history and geography teacher on Facebook and Twitter, intelligence officials Continue Reading

Officials: Man shot by St. Paul officer streamed sex assault officer St. Paul woman girlfriend police officer- Tempemail

A man livestreamed his sexual assault of a former girlfriend on social media and threatened to kill her shortly before he was shot and wounded by a St. Paul police officer who was criticized by the city’s police chief for firing at him, according to a criminal complaint. The complaint Continue Reading

Beating the anti-vaxxers: how star power can help squash vaccine myths | Vaccines and immunisation- Tempemail

President-elect Joe Biden’s statement that he would be happy to be vaccinated publicly against coronavirus to encourage people to follow suit – following similar pledges from Barack Obama, George W Bush and Bill Clinton – highlights a fundamental concern in global health circles. Vaccine hesitancy – as well as anti-vaccination Continue Reading

The Latest: Ratcliffe: Adversaries amplify vote fraud claims Joe Biden latest Donald Trump latest John Ratcliffe- Tempemail

The Latest on President-elect Joe Biden (all times local): Tempemail Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe says foreign adversaries are using social media and other platforms to amplify allegations of voter fraud. But he won’t say which countries are using the issue to try to undermine public confidence in the U.S. democratic Continue Reading

Election 2020 Today: Biden adjusting for a divided Congress Joe Biden photojournalist box Nancy Pelosi Donald Trump- Tempemail

Here’s what’s happening Friday in Election 2020 and President-elect Joe Biden’s transition. DANGEROUSLY VIRAL: It took just a day for a cellphone video of a man hauling a large box into a Detroit election office to be viewed more than a million times. The images were spread across social media Continue Reading

Roadside bomb kills 1 in Pakistani city of Rawalpindi AP Police Pakistani City bomb- Tempemail

A roadside bomb exploded near a busy bus terminal in the Pakistani garrison city of Rawalpindi on Friday, killing at least one person and wounding seven others, police said. Initially police said the bomb was planted in an auto-rickshaw, but a Rawalpindi police statement later confirmed the blast was from Continue Reading

MTN South Africa Launches 5G-Enabled iPhone 12 – Tempemail

Sourced from TheTechieGuy ( MTN will be launching the 5G-enabled version of the Apple iPhone 12 in South Africa – making it the only network authorised to enable 5G on the new iPhone 12, from December 2020, into early 2021.   “MTN is honoured to be the only mobile network in Continue Reading