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Critics were concerned that the new law could lead to censorship and undermine free speech.
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The first union for web influencers and content creators in Italy, Assoinfluencer, aims to provide legal protection and support.
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Trade unions say Uber unfairly influencing platform workers' rights
Former chief lobbyist for the company turned whistleblower Mark MacGann appeared in front of MEPs Tuesday at hearing.
Will the death of a British teenager hold social media accountable?
A 14-year-old teen committed suicide in 2017 after viewing graphic content on social media. Now, the British court is implicating tech giants played a role in her death.
Critics slam Turkey's draft law on criminalising 'disinformation'
Critics say the proposed bill will censor opposition voices and restrict independent media.
Russia's answer to Wikipedia: Propaganda or common sense encyclopedia?
Called Runiversalis, Russia's answer to Wikipedia was launched by Moscow amid the war in Ukraine.
Saudi woman sentenced to 45 years in prison for online posts, says NGO
Nourah al-Qahtani's sentence comes just weeks after another Saudi woman, Salma al-Shehab, was jailed for 34 years for following and retweeting activists on Twitter.
How short YouTube clips can ‘vaccinate’ users against disinformation
The study used short cartoons in YouTube’s advert slots to familiarise people with common manipulation techniques.
How RT misinformation on Ukraine is circumventing EU’s sanctions
The EU banned content from state-backed Russia Today from reaching Europe. Pro-Kremlin misinformation from RT is still easily accessible online.
Social media platforms are failing to prevent LGBTQ hate, says report
The media advocacy group GLAAD is calling on Big Tech companies to be more transparent about how they tackle online hate speech.
Seven of Europe's best virtual exhibitions to check out this summer
From Paris to Zagreb, all from your own couch: here are some of the best virtual tours to try this summer.
Internet Explorer has stopped working - for good
The browser, which first launched in 1995 and once dominated the browser wars, is being replaced by the “faster, more secure” Microsoft Edge.
'Extremist' audio clips removed from SoundCloud in Europol operation
The illegal files included jihadist chants and audio clips that promoted right-wing extremist groups.
Social media platforms under pressure over Buffalo shooting livestream
The European Commission is currently developing new regulations that will force companies to better moderate content.
EU mulls making US tech giants pay for telecoms network upgrades
Telecoms firms argue that the cost of upgrading Europe's network should be shared more fairly with the internet giants that use them so heavily.
Apple Pay: EU accuses Apple of abusing dominant position
The European Commission says it believes Apple is preventing rivals from accessing the technology behind its mobile payment system Apple Pay.
Elon Musk offers to buy Twitter for $43 billion and take it private
The billionaire CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, who disclosed a 9% stake in Twitter last week, now wants to buy the whole company.
Elon Musk won't join Twitter board of directors after all
The Tesla and SpaceX CEO had made a series of suggestions to transform the platform after becoming its top shareholder.
Four men charged in Germany over major child pornography platform
The suspects are accused of being members of the “BoysTown” platform, which operated on the dark web.