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Biotech entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy reacts to Facebook ending its ban on posts suggesting coronavirus was ‘man-made.’ Facebook Vice President Nick Clegg on Sunday defended the two-year ban of former President Donald Trump and argued that to deal with issues of political speech, hatred and violence, lawmakers should look to pass regulations instead of breaking up …

”We know that any penalty we apply — or choose not to apply — will be controversial,” said Nick Clegg, Facebook’s vice president of global affairs, in the post. “There are many people who believe it was not appropriate for a private company like Facebook to suspend an outgoing President from its platform, and many …

In 2018, Zuckerberg — under immense political pressure over the company’s content moderation practices — presented the idea for an independent body that would oversee controversial decisions made by the social network. The idea was to put a check on the social network’s power, which was being roundly criticized by government officials, academics and the …

Topline Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp sued the Indian government Wednesday in an attempt to block new regulations that would force it to remove encryption for all users and record messages sent on the platform in a “traceable” database. WhatsApp is taking the Indian government to court over new internet laws. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images …

Facebook (FB.O), Twitter (TWTR.N) and other social networks must have databases of Russian users on Russian territory by July 1 or face fines, the Interfax news agency cited communications regulator Roskomnadzor as saying on Wednesday. Russia is considering legislation that would force foreign technology companies to open offices in Russia or face penalties such as …

People walk on their lunch break at the Raffles Place financial business district in Singapore on May 5, 2021. Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore has ordered Facebook, Twitter and a local publisher to correct what it says is a false statement circulating that implies a new coronavirus variant originated in …

New Delhi: The government has once again directed Facebook Inc.-owned WhatsApp to withdraw its new privacy policy that came into effect on May 15. The Ministry of Electronics & IT has shot off a second letter to the world’s largest messaging app, and sought a response within a week. If no satisfactory response is received, …

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday slammed AT&T as a disgrace after the company announced it will spin-off WarnerMedia to merge the business and create an entertainment giant with Discovery. He also took aim at those hailing the move as a transformational one, railing against AT&T for taking on heavy debt three years ago to purchase …

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Former Apple employee Antonio García Martínez has refuted the company’s portrayal of his high-profile ouster this week and claims Apple knew about his past writings demeaning women and people of color, which came under fire from employees this week, before it made a job offer. “Apple was well aware of …

PETALING JAYA: Photographs taken by hospital frontliners of patients being treated in intensive care units (ICU) were released by the Health Ministry as a grim reminder that hospitals are running out of life-saving facilities. “Photographs shared by the frontliners who are the nation’s forefront battling the deadly Covid-19 virus. “This is the true situation in …