Jordanian authorities are considering implementing new laws that may accidentally crack down on freedom of expression and the press, imposing stiff new fines and even jail sentences for online violators/critics.
Senator Ron Wyden (D, Oregon) has released the discussion draft of his new data privacy legislation to the general public, aimed at holding US executives and corporations more responsible when handling/storing customer data.
Over the course of the last week Russia has announced hundreds of thousands of dollars in new fines towards media outlets expressing dissent or critical opinions of Russian Federal policy.
Two days after Joshua Shulte accused the US Justice Department of Constitutional violations and inhumane living conditions, the DOJ announced it would be adding two additional charges to his case.
After it was revealed several nations across the EU were set begin deploying broader counter measures to spy on political activists and human rights defenders, netzpolitik.org published leaked documents from talks inside the EU council.
As part of a new Copyright Directive, the EU is considering making it a violation of Copyright Law/illegal for one source of news to hyperlink to a story published by another source of news without a mutually agreed contract & exchange of money which can be subjected to tax.
Now that I’ve begun running Facebook advertisements again for the first time in over half a year, here are some of the major differences/developments Facebook has implemented since the last time we did business.
For the first time, Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has begun fining Google for failing to connect to Russia’s Federal information systems.
This past Friday Swiss bank UBS released their 5th annual “billionaires report,” revealing that despite poverty rates soaring worldwide, international billionaires saw greater profit margins in 2017 than any year in history.
A new bill sponsored by a bipartisan group of 21 members of the House calls for complete halt of “any United States assistance, including security assistance, intelligence, training,equipment, or services the Government of Saudi Arabia”
Now that Facebook has set up a War Room of 20,000 employees to fight the spread of misinformation, fake news and propaganda ahead of the 2018 mid-Term elections, here is a look back at how Creative Commons helped fuel the fire leading up to the 2016 US Presidential elections.
In anticipation of launching a news startup over the coming months, here’s looking back at the fake news election fiasco of 2016, while also breaking down why the 2020 Elections present a perfect opportunity for the next media goldmine.