Monster or Machine? A Profile of the Coronavirus at 6 Months

Our “hidden enemy,” in plain sight. By Alan Burdick Tue Jun 02 2020 To view full news, click rigth buttom and open new window

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Protests Captured Unfiltered

Twitter and Facebook enable truth telling, but there are also downsides to having no gatekeepers. By Shira Ovide Tue Jun 02 2020 To view full news, click rigth buttom and open new window

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Trump Administration Escalates Global Fight Over Taxing Tech

The U.S. investigation targets nine countries, plus the European Union, that have adopted or are considering new taxes that would hit American companies like Google and Amazon. By Jim Tankersley and Ana Swanson Tue Jun […]

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Zuckerberg Defends Hands-Off Approach to Trump’s Posts

In a call with Facebook employees, who have protested the inaction on Mr. Trump’s messages, Mr. Zuckerberg said his decision was “pretty thorough.” By Mike Isaac, Cecilia Kang and Sheera Frenkel Tue Jun 02 2020 […]

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Publishers Sue Internet Archive Over National Emergency Library

Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, Hachette and Wiley accused the nonprofit of piracy for making over 1 million books free online during the coronavirus outbreak. By Elizabeth A. Harris Mon Jun 01 2020 To view full […]

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Facebook Employees Stage Virtual Walkout to Protest Trump Posts

While Twitter started labeling some of the president’s inflammatory posts, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, has said his company should leave them alone. By Sheera Frenkel and Mike Isaac Mon Jun 01 2020 To view […]

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The Power of Bearing Witness

Connecting the world online feels essential in moments of history. Is it a package deal with all of the horribles? By Shira Ovide Mon Jun 01 2020 To view full news, click rigth buttom and […]

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After Reality Star’s Death, Japan Vows to Rip the Mask Off Online Hate

While many in the country abhor the kind of harassment Hana Kimura endured before her apparent suicide, some warn that cracking down on it could also chill rising internet activism. By Ben Dooley and Hikari […]

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Twitter Places Warning on Congressman’s Tweet for Glorifying Violence

The post, from Representative Matt Gaetz, a Florida Republican, had likened protesters to terrorists and called for them to be hunted down. By Kate Conger Mon Jun 01 2020 To view full news, click rigth […]

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Misinformation About George Floyd Protests Surges on Social Media

In the universe of false online information, Mr. Floyd remains alive and George Soros is to blame for the protests. By Davey Alba Mon Jun 01 2020 To view full news, click rigth buttom and […]

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