censorship

YouTube CEO’s struggle session was futile

In her first public statements since last week’s censorship controversy YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki attempted to strike a balance between freedom of speech and censorship.

Four Chinese operators are awarded 5G licences

All the four incumbent telecom operators in China received commercial 5G licences, raising the curtain on the commercial rollout of the next generation mobile networks in the world’s biggest telecom market.

Google caves in to employee activism… this time

The Silicon Valley search giant has decided to dissolve the AI ethical council, one week after it was created. It is the latest case when Google bows to employee pressure. It could do with more.

The politics of technology

The latest mutiny at Google illustrates what a political game technology has become and it’s only going to get more so.

Social media censorship continues to escalate

In recent days another round of restrictions has been imposed across YouTube and Facebook, with social media companies increasingly being used as proxies in a culture war.

Polls

Should privacy be treated as a right to protect stringently, or a commodity for users to trade for benefits?

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