Apple’s Tim Cook joins chorus in denouncing Georgia’s voting law | Apple

Apple chief executive Tim Cook joined the chorus of business leaders who have come out in support of voting rights in light of voting restrictions Georgia’s governor signed into law last week. “The right to vote is fundamental in a democracy. American history is the story of expanding the right Continue Reading

Google and Facebook: the landmark Australian law that will make them pay for news content | Google

The Australian parliament is poised to pass a landmark media law that would make Google and Facebook pay news publishers for displaying their content. The Australian law is separate to a deal Facebook made to pay mainstream UK news outlets millions of pounds a year to license their articles, but Continue Reading

‘Law unto themselves’: the Australian battle to curb Facebook and Twitter’s power | Australia news

Nationals MP Anne Webster and Labor MP Sharon Claydon are less concerned with why Donald Trump was taken off social media, and more concerned with what platforms such as Facebook are doing to stop online defamation and abuse. Webster and Claydon are the co-chairs of the Parliamentary Friends of Making Continue Reading

100 days of warning: inside the Boogaloo killings of US law enforcement | World news

Sign up for the Guardian Today US newsletter One hundred days before Dave Patrick Underwood was murdered on 29 May, a group of analysts who monitor online extremism concluded that an attack like the one that killed him was coming. An anti-government movement intent on killing law enforcement officers had Continue Reading

Law Enforcement Seizes Joker’s Stash — Stolen Credit Card Marketplace – Tempemail

The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Interpol have allegedly seized proxy servers used in connection with Blockchain-based domains belonging to Joker’s Stash, a notorious fraud bazaar known for selling compromised payment card data in underground forums. The takedown happened last week on December 17. The operators of Joker’s Continue Reading

Benjamin Law: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet) | Culture- Tempemail

First up, I need to come clean: unlike all the fine people who’ve contributed to this series so far, I’m not technically a comedian. Also, I acknowledge that constantly being mistaken for one represents a stain on the Australian comedy industry and I apologise for that – I’m always learning, Continue Reading

Uber bought itself a law. Here’s why that’s dangerous for struggling drivers like me | Cherri Murphy | Opinion

Last week, Uber bought itself a law. Along with Lyft, Instacart, DoorDash and Postmates, app companies spent more than $200m – the most spent on any ballot campaign in US history – to bankroll Proposition 22 in California. With its passage, the law will now exempt drivers like me from Continue Reading

Section 230: tech CEOs to defend key internet law before Congress | US Senate

The CEOs of Facebook, Twitter and Google are expected to tell lawmakers in a rare appearance before Congress that a federal law protecting internet companies is crucial to free expression online. Wednesday’s hearing with Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey and Sundar Pichai will take place less than a week before election Continue Reading

‘Kid influencers’ classed as child labour under new French law- Tempemail

Young social media stars in France will be regulated under new child labour laws, a court has ruled. The money earned and hours worked by children under 16 who spend significant time creating and posting content online will now be protected under French law. Any earnings they make will be Continue Reading