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K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
Investigation: YouTube is monetizing sexualized videos of minors, many with comments from predators; Epic Games pauses all pre-roll ads following inquiry   —  Scores of YouTube videos with tens of millions of views are being inundated with comments by paedophiles, with adverts from major brands running alongside the disturbing content
Feb 20, 2019, 11:00 AM - In context

Rossalyn Warren / WIRED UK:
Egyptian law enforcement is using the country's new law against “fake news” to imprison women who share their sexual harassment experiences on social platforms   —  Social media accelerated Egypt's revolution.  Now those same services have become a tool of control for a repressive regime
Oct 14, 2018, 3:40 AM - In context

Gian Volpicelli / Wired UK:
UK Parliament committee plans to release “fake news” report in October, with detailed policy recommendations   —  The DCMS Committee's upcoming report, which has been led by Damian Collins, will answer one question: was democracy hacked?  —  Can democracy be hacked?
Oct 9, 2018, 4:55 PM - In context

K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
An overview of the EU's proposed new copyright law that will require internet platforms to automatically filter uploaded content, ahead of Wednesday's vote   —  A proposed new European copyright law could make memes illegal and threaten the future of the internet as we know it.  Time to panic?
Jun 19, 2018, 4:45 AM - In context

Katherine Maher / WIRED UK:
As tech firms like Facebook and Google lean more on Wikipedia to fight disinformation, Wikimedia Foundation says they should do more to support the site   —  If big tech companies are going to use Wikipedia as a resource, they should better support its important work, says the executive director of the Wikimedia Foundation
Jun 18, 2018, 6:20 AM - In context

Richard Priday / WIRED UK:
New EU rule allows temporary portability of online content services like Netflix and Amazon Prime while residents are traveling across member states   —  The ‘portability regulation’ is Europe's way of making sure you get the content and service you paid for in any member state
Apr 3, 2018, 2:30 AM - In context

K.G Orphanides / WIRED UK:
Despite YouTube's efforts, investigation reveals YouTube Kids is still awash with violent and age-inappropriate videos, with some discovered via recommendations   —  Children's search terms on YouTube are still awash with bizarre and sometimes disturbing bootleg content.  Can anything be done to stem the tide?
Mar 25, 2018, 5:05 PM - In context

Matt Burgess / WIRED UK:
With funding from Google, UK-based Full Fact is aiming to build two automated fact-checking tools, Trends and Robocheck, by the end of 2017   —  The UK fact-checkers are hoping to publish two automatic tools by the end of 2017  —  Fake news is on the agenda.
Nov 17, 2016, 12:20 PM - In context

Matt Burgess / WIRED UK:
IMAX to launch first European VR Center at Odeon cinema in Manchester, installing a series of pods which will allow moviegoers to view VR content   —  VR experiences at the Manchester Printworks Odeon will take place in pods and cost between £8-10  —  The foyer of a Manchester cinema …
Oct 11, 2016, 11:40 AM - In context

Matt Burgess / WIRED UK:
BBC releases BBC+ app, lets users customize and manage content on mobile devices, available for iOS and Android   —  Users can pick from 50 categories including tech, gaming and iPlayer picks  —  The BBC is letting its viewers, readers, and listeners personalise the media they want to see with a new mobile app.
Jul 20, 2016, 9:40 AM - In context

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