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Online tax hurts the poor
Online tax hurts the poor
A wave of online censorship is affecting more than public discourse. It’s costing some Africans at least 10% of their incomes and seeing...
Twitter suspends far-right figure Alex Jones for a week
Twitter suspends far-right figure Alex Jones for a week
Twitter has suspended the personal account of far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for a week, US media have reported.
This is why ‘Catbook’ won’t work
This is why ‘Catbook’ won’t work
Last week the chief executive of The New York Times, Mark Thompson, urged Facebook to consider removing news from the site and...
Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
Facebook uncovers political influence campaign ahead of midterms
Facebook said Tuesday it shut down 32 fake pages and accounts involved in an apparent "coordinated" effort to stoke hot-button issues ahead of...
Uganda reviewing social media taxes after outcry
Uganda reviewing social media taxes after outcry
Uganda will review a tax on the use of...
Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court
Parents can inherit dead daughter's Facebook account — German court
Germany's top court ruled on Thursday that Facebook should grant a grieving mother access to her dead daughter's account, in a landmark judgement for...
The online battle for the truth
The online battle for the truth
False information is saturating political debate worldwide and undermining an already weak level of trust in the media and institutions, spreading...
Social networks help combat racial bias
Social networks help combat racial bias
"Permit Patty" and "Pool Patrol Paula" have been unlikely — and somewhat infamous — stars of the Twitter age: they are white...
German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook
German court to rule on parents' access to dead daughter's Facebook
German judges will rule Thursday on Facebook users' "digital legacy", or the fate of their private data after they die, in a case pitting the...
Britain to fine Facebook over data breach
Britain to fine Facebook over data breach
Britain's data regulator has said it will fine Facebook half a million pounds ($660 000) for failing to protect users' data, in an inquiry into...
Facebook Hitler commenter accepts comments were ‘grossly inappropriate’
Facebook Hitler commenter accepts comments were ‘grossly inappropriate’
The man who called on black South Africans to do to white people what Adolf Hitler did to the Jews, accepts his comments were “grossly inappropriate”....
Break the hold of digital colonialism
Break the hold of digital colonialism
In July 2017, Lindelani Mashua was sitting quietly in his car. A handful of people approached, doused it with petrol and set it alight. Mashua, an...

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