Charities condemn Facebook for ‘attack on democracy’ in Australia | Facebook

Members of Facebook’s oversight board, which some have likened to an internal “supreme court”, have been called on to speak out or step down after the platform shut down swathes of media and key public information sites during a battle with the Australian government. The social media giant suspended pages Continue Reading

Bournemouth condemn ‘disgusting’ racial abuse of Junior Stanislas | Football- Tempemail

The Bournemouth chief executive, Neill Blake, has condemned the racial abuse directed at Junior Stanislas following the away win at Stoke on Saturday, calling it “disgusting and completely intolerable”. Stanislas was subjected to racist slurs and insults about his family by an individual on Twitter after scoring the Cherries’ winning Continue Reading

More than 1,200 Google workers condemn firing of AI scientist Timnit Gebru | Google

More than 1,200 Google employees and more than 1,500 academic researchers are speaking out in protest after a prominent Black scientist studying the ethics of artificial intelligence said she was fired by Google after the company attempted to suppress her research and she criticized its diversity efforts. Timnit Gebru, who Continue Reading

Politicians condemn press intrusion after Caroline Flack’s death | Television & radio- Tempemail

Politicians have condemned press intrusion, calling for more regulation of both traditional and social media after the death of TV presenter Caroline Flack. The former Love Island presenter is understood to have taken her own life on Saturday at her home in Islington, London. She had been charged with assaulting Continue Reading

‘I’m not a robot’: Amazon workers condemn unsafe, grueling conditions at warehouse | Technology

Rina Cummings has worked three 12-hour shifts every week at Amazon’s gargantuan New York City warehouse, called JFK8, on Staten Island since it first began operations in late 2018. As a sorter on the outbound ship dock, her job is to inspect and scan a mandated rate of 1,800 Amazon Continue Reading