Google CEO Criticized For Response to AI Researcher’s Exit

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has sent an email to Google employees in an effort to address backlash the company is facing over Dr. Timnit Gebru’s exit.

Section 230’s Future Is Shaky…Even With a Biden/Harris Administration

The controversial Section 230, protecting social media companies, may be under threat even with the incoming Biden/Harris administration.

Justice Department Recommends Rolling Back Big Tech Protections

In the wake of President Trump’s executive order targeting social media companies, the Department of Justice (DOJ) has proposed rolling back tech protections.

Zoom In Hot Water Over Censorship On Behalf of Beijing

Zoom has found itself in hot water again, this time over suspending accounts at the request of the Chinese government.

Senator Hawley Questions Google CEO Over China Censorship

YouTube is in hot water over claims it engaged in censorship on behalf of the Chinese government.

Facebook Caves to Pressures to Censor ‘Anti-State’ Posts in Vietnam

Facebook has confirmed it is censoring anti-government posts in Vietnam following restrictions that throttled local access to its site.

What Not to Do: TikTok Censors ‘Ugly,’ ‘Poor’ and ‘Disabled’

It may be the one of the hottest social media platforms, but TikTok is providing a template of what not to do.

RSF Creates ‘The Uncensored Library’ In Minecraft

Minecraft is already one of the most successful video games in the world, but now it’s also serving to help preserve information in its uncensored form.

TikTok Plans Transparency Center, Tries to Dispel Censorship Claims

TikTok has announced the upcoming launch of a new Transparency Center, aimed at pulling the curtain back on the platform’s moderation efforts.

Amazon Threatens Employees Speaking Out Against Its Climate Policies

The Washington Post is reporting that Amazon has warned at least two employees for speaking out against its climate policies. In September, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos (who owns the Washington Post) announced The Climate Pledge, the company’s commitment to meet…