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Ryan Broderick / BuzzFeed:
How a Mexican digital marketing firm is using Facebook pages, Twitter bots, and Instagram likes to spread fake news in the lead-up to the country's elections   —  Armed with millions of bots and thousands of fake Facebook pages, Carlos Merlo's digital marketing firm is trying to hijack Mexico's politics with fake news.
Jun 30, 2018, 10:10 AM - In context

Charlotte Tobitt / Press Gazette:
The Telegraph, Die Zeit, Mediapart, The Intercept, and WikiTribune launch a collaborative investigation supported by The Signals Network into the misuse of data   —  The Telegraph is joining forces with four other news publishers in Europe and the US to launch an investigation on the misuse of big data.
Jun 22, 2018, 2:45 PM - In context

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
EU Parliament panel passes copyright measures with final vote to come much later; Article 11 is “link tax”, and Article 13 mandates filtering uploaded content   —  In a key vote this morning the European Parliament's legal affairs committee has backed the two most controversial elements …
Jun 20, 2018, 7:45 AM - 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

US initiatives to spread internet freedom around the world are failing as countries clamp down on unwelcome activities, resort to censorship, and hack opponents   —  From the second term of the Clinton administration to the end of the Obama administration, the U.S. government pursued an “internet freedom” agenda abroad.
Jun 17, 2018, 3:20 AM - In context

Over 70 internet experts and pioneers pen letter opposing proposed EU copyright provision to require internet platforms filter content, before next week's vote   —  As Europe's latest copyright proposal heads to a critical vote on June 20-21, more than 70 Internet and computing luminaries …
Jun 15, 2018, 9:05 PM - In context

Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed:
Thousands of debunking articles by Sean Rice of business2comunity.com deleted after site was contacted with evidence of serial plagiarism and story idea theft   —  They messed with the wrong fact checker.  —  Until yesterday, Shawn Rice was one of the internet's most prolific debunkers of online hoaxes.
Jun 14, 2018, 3:00 PM - In context

Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Adblock Plus's parent company Eyeo launches Trusted News, a browser extension for Chrome, that helps users identify fake news   —  eyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy.  Which is just as well given its new “passion project” …
Jun 13, 2018, 9:50 AM - In context

Louise Matsakis / Wired:
Britannica Insights Chrome extension offers snippets from the encyclopedia to accompany Google's featured snippet results   —  IN JANUARY 2014, Google made a fundamental change to its search product: It started showing answers to user queries directly in so-called snippets, no further clicks required.
Jun 10, 2018, 8:25 AM - In context




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