22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia submitted an appeal last Monday to reinstate the Obama administration’s net neutrality rules which the FCC had overturned in December. The states asked a US Appeals court to reject the Trump administration’s efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules...

US president Donald Trump said this week that it would be dangerous if social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook were to self-regulate. The comment echoes claims by the right that tech companies are increasingly trying to censor conservatives. Trump had previously slammed Twitter for allegedly showing “discriminatory” behavior, saying...

Facebook issued an apology this week to US non-profit group Prager University for removing several videos from its page for allegedly containing hate speech. The known right-wing organization, which publishes short lectures and discussions on topics such as “Judeo-Christian values”, is not an accredited academic body and has been criticized by...

Data breach expert Steve Thomas recently announced a new service that he created called HackNotice which alerts users if their information has been leaked through data breaches. Thomas, a security veteran who has worked on the PwnedList site and SecurityScorecard, developed the service with fellow security professionals Shu Chow and...

In a recent interview, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said that they are “ready to question everything” and admitted that he has not been sufficiently transparent about the goals of the company. The statement comes after the company’s 7-day ban against Alex Jones, the popular conspiracist behind the website InfoWars. Twitter had...