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The reorganization of Google into Alphabet was completed on 2 October 2015.
Commentary: Surveillance capitalism & targeted advertising contributing to discrimination & violations of right to privacy
Author: Dr. Nathalie Maréchal, Motherboard
Social media companies are advertising companies... From today's vantage point, the Arab Spring stands out as an iconic cautionary tale... would-be revolutionaries, reformers, and human rights defenders were among the first to master the power of what...
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Author: Melanie Ehrenkranz, Gizmodo
After Google's Historic Walkout, One of Tech's Big Problems Is Still Being Ignored, 21 November, 2018...
Four more cos. express intent to join code of conduct on countering illegal hate speech online in 2018
Author: European Commission
"Countering illegal hate speech online #NoPlace4Hate", 18 Oct 2018...
Author: AFP et Le Monde (France)
Un peu plus de 500 employés de Google ont publiquement exigé, dans une lettre ouverte publiée mardi 27 novembre, que le géant d’Internet abandonne un projet de moteur de recherche en Chine respectant les règles de censure imposées par Pékin à ses...
…The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said as of November 30 it will require assessment reports from any internet platform that could be used to "socially mobilise" or lead to "major changes in public opinion". As part of the assessments, which...
Kenya: Equity Bank dismisses employee for allegedly sexual harassing beneficiaries of bank's charity program
Author: James Kariuki, Business Daily (Kenya)
"Equity Bank top manager replaced over sexual harassment claim"...