The far right’s favorite registrar is building ‘censorship-resistant’ servers – ITPro.works

“The digital divide is now a matter of life and death for people who are unable to access essential healthcare information,” said UN Secretary General António Guterres in June 2020. … Read More

Labor issues at GitHub, Facebook’s new civil rights exec and a legal battle against Prop 22 – ITPro.works

This week kicked off with a report of a GitHub worker who was fired after cautioning his coworkers in the DC area to stay safe from Nazis during the assault … Read More

No Google-Fitbit merger without human rights remedies, says Amnesty to EU – ITPro.works

Human rights NGO, Amnesty International, has written to the EU’s competition regulator calling for Google’s acquisition of wearable maker Fitbit to be blocked — unless meaningful safeguards can be baked … Read More

‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’ will air on PBS, in spite of Apple TV+ rights exclusive – ITPro.works

Call it a holiday miracle. Apple today announced that animated holiday classics “A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas” will, indeed, be appearing on television this year. The … Read More

Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney likens fight against Apple to fight for civil rights – ITPro.works

Earlier today, Apple announced it will reduce the App Store commissions for smaller businesses so that developers earning less than $1 million per year pay a 15% commission on in-app … Read More

Ola is facing a drivers’ legal challenge over data access rights and algorithmic management – TechCrunch

Two ride-hailing drivers are taking India-based Ola to court in the Netherlands in another test case targeted at algorithmic management of gig workers. The case, which is being supported by … Read More

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