An 11-year-old student from San Joaquin County, California, died from a self-inflicted gunshot that occurred during a Zoom class on Wednesday. The student, a sixth-grader, was rushed to a local hospital before he ultimately passed away from his wounds.
President Donald Trump said he will veto the annual defense authorization bill over its exclusion of provisions that terminate Section 230, which grants Big Tech companies such as Twitter and Facebook special immunity from lawsuits.
Facebook announced this week that it will remove what it decides are false claims about coronavirus vaccines including posts debunked by Facebook’s chosen health experts.
A study published Tuesday in the Journal of Management Information Systems examined the gender bias of Wikipedia articles. Comparing Wikipedia’s treatment of 50 female Fortune 1000 CEOs to similar groups of male CEOs, the study found the men were 22 percent less likely to have articles on the site than female executives, and the women had generally higher-quality articles as well. The researchers concluded this demonstrates activist editors overcorrecting for the site’s gender bias, leading to a bias towards women and suggested similar overcorrection could arise in other groups.
Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea Clinton are set to host and produce a docuseries, entitled, “Gutsy Women.” The series will stream on Apple’s service and will seek to answer the question: “what exactly does it take to be a Gutsy Woman?”
German police are investigating a Syrian refugee YouTuber on suspicion of glorifying violence after he released a video showing him and others “shooting” a man dressed as a police officer.
On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Fox News @ Night,” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) expressed support for President Donald Trump’s push to tie repeal of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).
Democrats attacked Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) as “racist” for criticizing China in a tweet — a sentiment that echoed attacks by Chinese Communist state-run media representatives.
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) has scored a major legislative victory thanks to no objections from Senate Republicans over Sen. Mike Lee’s (R-UT) green card giveaway legislation for Big Tech.
Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook corporation discriminated against thousands of American graduates as it tried to hire foreign workers via the federal green card process, according to a December 3 lawsuit filed by the Department of Justice.
Chinese social media platform WeChat deleted a message posted by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday, accusing him of misleading the public with his words.
Warner Bros. is reportedly set to release its entire movie slate in theaters and on HBO Max on the same day next year, a major move smashing the theatrical window, in response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered thousands of theaters across the United States.
E-commerce platform Etsy says it is stamping out “harmful misinformation… from knitters making MAGA-themed beanies.
Assistant Attorney General for National Security John Demers, speaking at the Aspen Cyber Summit on Wednesday, confirmed over 1,000 Chinese researchers have left the United States since the Trump administration has escalated its attempts to curb Chinese intellectual property theft.
Twitter has once again expanded its hate speech policies to “prohibit language that dehumanizes people on the basis of race, ethnicity, or national origin.”
The University of Chicago has defended a professor that was recently attacked by students for criticizing the university’s efforts to promote diversity and inclusion. In a statement, University of Chicago President Robert J. Zimmer reaffirmed the university’s commitment to free expression.
Cornell University student government leaders were harassed by their peers after vetoing a resolution that would have effectively disarmed campus police officers. One student representative was even pressured to change his vote by peers that shamed him for voting to keep campus polices officers armed.
A recent complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) alleges that tech giant Google violated labor laws by spying on workers that were organizing employee protests and then fired two of them.
Michigan State University announced this week that students residing on campus are academically out-performing their off-campus peers. An analysis conducted by researchers at the university revealed that students living on campus graduate at a rate that is 2.5 percent higher than those that choose to live off-campus. As a result, Michigan State announced that incoming students will be required to live on campus for at least two years.
President Donald Trump slammed “certain Republican senators” for their “cold feet” on reforming Section 230, the law that allows Big Tech platforms to censor their users while suffering little in the way of legal consequences.
LOS ANGELES — Mark Cuban, Anthony Anderson and Skylar Diggins-Smith will take part in a series of panel discussions on YouTube that are focused on racial justice.
A recent report claims that a group of at least 40 states led by New York is set to file an antitrust lawsuit against Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook as early as next week.
Breitbart News senior technology correspondent Allum Bokhari appeared on a special episode of the Jesse Kelly Show to discuss his book, DELETED: Big Tech’s Battle to Erase the Trump Movement and Steal the Election.
Wednesday during an appearance on FBN’s “Kennedy,” Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) vowed to champion a fight against data brokers, who collect data on individuals through the use of apps on their smartphones and sell it.
“We’re going to show it and hopefully the courts — in particular, the Supreme Court of the United States — will see it and respectfully, hopefully, will do what’s right for our country,” President Trump said.
The Senate Commerce Committee voted 14-12 along party lines to advance Nathan Simington, President Donald Trump’s proposed new member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany confirmed Wednesday that President Donald Trump was serious about vetoing the defense funding bill if it did not terminate Section 230 of the Community Decency Act.