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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.

US Senator Jeff Flake, left, and Google board member Eric Schmidt visited Cuba

Jeff Flake Lends Support to Cuba’s Puppet President

U.S. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) enjoyed a “friendly meeting” with Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel on Monday, praising his “fluent” understanding of internet issues as an engineer. The meeting was the first with an American government guest since taking office for Díaz-Canel, who remains subordinate to the country’s leader, dictator Raúl Castro.

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Google Blames Wikipedia for GOP ‘Nazi’ Label

Google blamed “vandalism” at Wikipedia over inaccurate search results on Google, which claimed the California GOP promotes Nazism, however Google failed to note that they prioritize results from Wikipedia as an authoritative source of information.

APNewsbreak: Pentagon adopts new cellphone restrictions

New York Times: How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis For Google

In an article on Wednesday, the New York Times revealed how Google’s contract with the Pentagon created an identity crisis at the company, and how Google Cloud’s Chief Scientist for A.I. Fei-Fei Li warned colleagues against mentioning weaponized artificial intelligence to the press and public.