Most swing state voters back measure to regulate Apple, Google app stores: poll

Most swing state voters back measure to regulate Apple, Google app stores: poll

This post was originally published on this siteMost swing state voters believe that Congress hasn’t done enough to regulate Big Tech, according to a poll from the Coalition for App Fairness, which is pushing for legislation to crack down on tech giants. The poll found that 69 percent of likely...

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Meta stocks fall after Google delivers a major blow to Zuckerberg’s social media empire

Meta stocks fall after Google delivers a major blow to Zuckerberg’s social media empire

This post was originally published on this site According to the New York Post, “Google is kicking Meta while it’s down.” The search engine giant announced that it’s planning to restrict cross-app tracking on mobile devices that use its Android operating system, which will reduce the potency of Facebook and...

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Google cannot escape a place privacy proceeding in Arizona, Judge’s rules

Google cannot escape a place privacy proceeding in Arizona, Judge’s rules

This post was originally published on this site File Photo: In the illustration of this photo taken on September 15, 2017, the Google app logo is displayed on the smartphone. REUTERS / DadoRuvic / Illustration / File Photo January 25, 2022 Palais Dave (Reuters) – An Arizona judge refused to...

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Amazon, Meta report record lobbying spending in 2021

Amazon, Meta report record lobbying spending in 2021

This post was originally published on this siteAmazon and Meta, Facebook’s parent company, spent record sums on federal lobbying in 2021 as they fought legislation to limit their expansive market power.  Amazon and its subsidiaries spent roughly $20.3 million to lobby Congress and the…

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Biden administration will meet with big tech firms Thursday over national security concerns in software

Biden administration will meet with big tech firms Thursday over national security concerns in software

This post was originally published on this siteBiden administration officials will meet with key software developers and major tech firms like Apple and Google on Thursday to discuss ways of making open-source computer code more secure after a critical vulnerability emerged last month that US officials said could have affected...

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Google failing to enforce climate denial policy, study finds

Google failing to enforce climate denial policy, study finds

This post was originally published on this siteGoogle let dozens of ads run on articles denying the science behind global warming despite a new policy against doing so, according to a report released Wednesday.The nonprofit Center for Countering Digital Hate identified 50 climate denial articles…

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