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April 8, 2019

Britain Proposes Broad New Powers to Regulate Internet Content

A growing number of countries are now eager to punish Facebook and other internet companies for harmful material on their platforms.

April 4, 2019

Australia Passes Law to Punish Social Media Companies for Violent Posts

Parliament adopted a measure that would criminalize “abhorrent violent material” shared on social media platforms, threatening huge fines for tech companies and jail for their employees.

March 31, 2019

News Analysis: Countries Want to Ban ‘Weaponized’ Social Media. What Would That Look Like?

No established democracies have ever come as close to applying such sweeping restrictions as Australia and New Zealand are considering in the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings.

March 27, 2019

Tech Fix: Protecting Your Internet Accounts Keeps Getting Easier. Here’s How to Do It.

There are many tools for setting up two-factor authentication, a security mechanism that prevents improper access. These four methods are the most compelling.

March 26, 2019

Europe Adopts Tough New Online Copyright Rules Over Tech Industry Protests

The strict copyright law will require Google and other technology companies to compensate musicians, authors and news publishers.

March 26, 2019

Inside Google’s Rebooted Robotics Program

In 2013, the company started an ambitious, flashy effort to create robots. Now, its goals are more modest, but the technology is subtly more advanced.