UK Unveils Online Safety Bill

First, subscribe to my newsletter, The Wavelength, if you want all the content on my blog delivered to your inbox four times a week. The United Kingdom (UK) has followed Australia and the European Union with legislation to address “online harms.” Twitter The British are coming. Does that make Mark Zuckerberg Paul Revere? Or would … Continue reading UK Unveils Online Safety Bill

Republican Staff Suggest Options On Regulating “Big Tech”

Even though the staff memo is billed as addressing “Big Tech,” it might be better titled how to remake Section 230 Twitter House E&C Republicans signal areas of tech policy they may cooperate with Democrats on. Cocktail Party The minority on the primary committee of jurisdiction over the technology industry has decided to stake out … Continue reading Republican Staff Suggest Options On Regulating “Big Tech”

Social Media Reckoning

The U.S. President was widely banned on social media platforms after his role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol during the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s win. Because of the role President Donald Trump played directly and indirectly in the events of 6 January 2021 at the United States (U.S.) Capitol, Twitter, Facebook, and … Continue reading Social Media Reckoning

Further Reading, Other Development, and Coming Events (4 January 2021)

Further Reading “Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Viewed Some of Its Source Code” By Nicole Perlroth — The New York Times. The Sluzhba vneshney razvedki Rossiyskoy Federatsii’s (SVR) hack keeps growing and growing with Microsoft admitting its source code was viewed through an employee account. It may be that authorized Microsoft resellers were one of the … Continue reading Further Reading, Other Development, and Coming Events (4 January 2021)