Google threatens to close its search engine in Australia as it lobbies against digital news code – ITPro.works

Google has threatened to close its search engine in Australia — as it dials up its lobbying against draft legislation that is intended to force it to pay news publishers … Read More

Social apps react to riots, Parler gets booted, FTC threatens regulation – ITPro.works

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly ITPro.works series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot … Read More

Facebook threatens to block news sharing in Australia as it lobbies against revenue share law

Adtech giant and self-styled ‘free speech champion’, Facebook, has threatened to pull the plug on the public sharing of news content on Facebook and Instagram in Australia. The aggressive threat … Read More

Going to war with Twitter, Trump threatens critical social media legal protections – TechCrunch

Accusing Twitter of censorship for adding a contextual label to false claims he made about the 2020 election process, President Trump has again declared war on social media companies. After … Read More

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