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Missouri AG Josh Hawley: Congress Went Soft on Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Saturday on Hugh Hewitt’s MSNBC show, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate running against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO), criticized Congress for being too “soft” on Silicon Valley. Hawley has initiated an investigation into Google for

An audience member holds a fake news sign during a President Donald Trump campaign rally in Washington Township, Mich., Saturday, April 28, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Zuckerberg Mentor: We Can’t Leave It to Audiences to Decide What Is Fake News

Technology investor and former mentor to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Roger McNamee says consumers should not be given the ability to decide what is fake news, arguing that “leaving it to the audience to make those picks is how we got here,” during an event on free speech, “misinformation”, and the need for transparency.

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Social Media Monitoring in Israel Nabs Would-Be Terrorists

JERUSALEM — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time, according to Israel’s public security minister.

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Steve Scalise Slams Big Tech Bias at Road to Majority Conference

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), approaching the one year anniversary of his near fatal wounding by a crazed shooter, addressed the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s “Road to Majority” conference, where he raised concerns over Big Tech bias against conservatives.

Some lawmakers say Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, seen here at an April congressional hearing on personal data protection, should return to explain its deal allowing smartphone makers to access user information

Facebook Admits to Sharing User Data with Huawei

Tensions between the masters of the universe at Facebook and United States lawmakers continue to mount, as the company confirms that it actually did share user data with Chinese phone manufacturer Huawei.

DERRY, NH - FEBRUARY 03: Democratic Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton stands with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper during a CNN and the New Hampshire Democratic Party hosted Democratic Presidential Town Hall at the Derry Opera House on February 3, 2016 in Derry, New Hampshire. Democratic and Republican Presidential are stumping for …

Facebook to Fund News Programming, Including CNN’s Anderson Cooper

Facebook will launch a set of “fully funded” news shows on their platform, including a twice-weekly show from far-left news outlet Mic, and a “nightly show hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper,” in an effort to crackdown on “fake news.”