International law enforcement organization Interpol published a report Tuesday that found an “alarming rate of cyberattacks” occurring during the coronavirus pandemic, with hackers shifting their focus from individuals and small businesses to major corporate and government systems.
The University of California, Irvine, apologized after it highlighted a conservative student organization on its Instagram page in June. Now, the president of the targeted student organization claims that he’s receiving hostile messages from other students.
Congress announced on Monday that it is opening an investigation into the financial ties between America’s top universities and the Chinese government along with other foreign governments. Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale were amongst the institutions that have been sent letters by Congress that request the release of internal financial documents.
The attorneys general of New York and California will investigate the market dominance of Amazon and its online marketplace in partnership with the FTC.
Google’s new real-time captions feature, Live Caption, will soon be able to eavesdrop on voice and video calls to transcribe them as you speak. The feature is troubling in light of Google’s shaky history on privacy. In 2019, user audio recorded by Google Assistant was leaked to the media, who revealed that contractors around the world regularly listened to recordings of Google users without their knowledge.
A new report revealed this week that the University of Pennsylvania accepted a $3 million donation from a Hong Kong shell company with ties to the Chinese government. The university had come under fire previously after it allegedly failed to disclose $70 million in gifts from China between 2017 and 2019.
Social media network Twitter disclosed on Monday that after receiving a draft complaint from the FTC, it expects to be fined as much as $250 million for collecting personal information from users for security reasons and then using the data for targeted advertising purposes.
Vice President Mike Pence appeared with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily today to discuss how the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe are censoring conservative voices online. Commenting on Facebook, Google, and Twitter censoring a video of medical professionals holding a press conference to discuss the Wuhan coronavirus, Pence said, “we’re going to do our very best every day between now and election day and for four more years after that to make sure that we preserve the freedom of speech and freedom of the press on the internet.”
Sharyl Atkisson of RealClearInvestigations published an analysis Tuesday of fact-checking authorities that are used to control content on social media platforms and found that many of them lean left, reinforcing an anti-conservative bias.
There aren’t many people in the nation’s capital who are willing to challenge the status quo, voice support for President Trump, or say that they love their country.
The White House withdrew the nomination of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Mike O’Rielly, who had expressed doubts about President Donald Trump’s proposal to address tech censorship.
Facebook announced on Sunday that it would comply with a Brazilian Supreme Court order to remove 12 accounts belonging to supporters of President Jair Bolsonaro.
Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has written a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, blasting the Facebook CEO and his platform for censoring medical discussion around coronavirus, in particular the censoring of a viral Breitbart News video of a press conference with frontline doctors and a member of Congress discussing responses to the virus.
Chinese state media fumed over President Donald Trump’s statement Friday that his administration would ban TikTok, the Chinese-owned video microblogging service tagged as a potential security risk.
President Donald Trump on Monday said that he supported the sale of TikTok to an American company but specified that the United States should get part of the funds.
Arizona State University published a “Black Male Privilege Checklist” that details the ways in which black men hold “privilege” over black women in American society. The list includes a variety of claims ranging from gender-based hairstyle challenges to the “gender pay gap” for professional athletes.
Scientists have compiled a list of “problematic” bugs and other animals that they believe should be changed to promote social justice. The “slavemaker ant,” “rape bug,” and “large faggot worm,” are just a few of the insects that are featured on the list.
Last week, Breitbart News revealed that Google Search is interfering in the election, purging links to conservative websites from its search results, including a complete purge of Breitbart News links from searches related to Joe Biden. The blacklisting of conservatives sources becomes even more serious in light of Google’s status as the default search engine on every smartphone in America — a monopoly on searches that Google pays Apple $1.5 billion to maintain.
Blix, the developers of the “BlueMail” app, alleges that Google removed their email app from its mobile Play Store just days after the developer revealed that they were cooperating with a House antitrust investigation of the tech giant.
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk stated in a recent interview that people in the United States are “entitled” and “complacent” while Chinese citizens are “smart” and “hard-working people.”
An official at the University of Texas at Austin announced on Friday that parties and large gatherings will be banned for the fall semester. The new policy, which was designed to prevent the spread of Wuhan coronavirus, applies to both on and off-campus gatherings of 10 or more people.
U.S. tech giant Microsoft will reportedly move forward with plans to purchase the U.S. operations of the popular video-sharing app TikTok as the Chinese-owned platform faces a possible ban over national security issues.
As President Donald Trump weighs a ban on popular video app, TikTok should Microsoft not acquire the platform, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) during Monday’s “Fox & Friends” reacted to the president’s firm stance against the Chinese-owned app.
Big Tech is censoring conservatives. The pattern is reminiscent of the IRS scandal that emerged in 2013. Democrats are, once again, trying to suppress the conservative grass roots.
Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow told Turning Point USA founder Charlie Kirk on Saturday’s episode of The Charlie Kirk Show that Big Tech is engaging in “election interference,” adding that Americans have “outsourced our First Amendment to these businesses.”
Trump said Friday night on Air Force One that he was prepared to ban TikTok — currently owned by Chinese technology company ByteDance.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that President Donald Trump would take action against Chinese software companies like TikTok that are a national security risk on Fox News Channel’s “Sunday Morning Futures.”