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President Trump signed the FOSTA-SESTA anti-sex trafficking bill last Thursday, the same day Backpage.com CEO Carl Ferrer pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge related to the shutdown of what Attorney General Jeff Sessions called “the dominant marketplace for illicit commercial sex.”

byIan Mason18 Apr 2018, 3:19 PM PDT0

American internet and social media companies have launched a crackdown on neo-Nazi and white supremacist material on their sites, sparking warnings that the web's grand promise of free speech is on the rocks.

Chief Minister Biplab Deb of Tripura state in India closed out his first month in office with a speech at a computerization workshop on Monday in which he claimed India invented the Internet about 3,000 years ago.

byJohn Hayward18 Apr 2018, 1:32 PM PDT0

The Philippines is looking for answers from Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg over the scope and impact of the leak of user data

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is under pressure to face European Union lawmakers over the recent privacy scandal that has engulfed his company.

byBen Kew18 Apr 2018, 1:06 PM PDT0

former Google employee Manuel Amador

Former Google employee Manuel Amador is one of three men who have joined James Damores class-action lawsuit against Google. He alleges a workplace in which “hostile, retaliatory, and oppressive conduct” would occur, and that ultimately he was “blacklisted” from future employment with the Silicon Valley giant.

byCharlie Nash18 Apr 2018, 1:03 PM PDT0

University of Michigan Professor Sarah Ensor published an academic journal article this month that argues that humans should establish erotic relationships with plants.

byTom Ciccotta18 Apr 2018, 12:27 PM PDT0

Conservative comedian Terrence K. Williams

Facebook has suspended conservative comedian Terrence K. Williams for posting screenshots of hate mail he received from liberals.

byLucas Nolan18 Apr 2018, 12:06 PM PDT0

Fresno State Professor Randa Jarrar is facing criticism from by both sides of the political spectrum after she risked clogging a mental health crisis hotline by tweeting its phone number out claiming it was her own.

byTom Ciccotta18 Apr 2018, 11:55 AM PDT0

Attorney General Josh Hawley of the state of Missouri issued an investigative subpoena to determine whether Google's actions violated state antitrust and consumer protection laws

Three new plaintiffs have joined former Google employee James Damores lawsuit against the company, alleging gender, racial, and political discrimination.

byCharlie Nash18 Apr 2018, 11:47 AM PDT0

According to an updated complaint from former Google engineer James Damores class-action lawsuit, Google reserves certain jobs specifically for “diverse individuals.”

byLucas Nolan18 Apr 2018, 11:33 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook has admitted to tracking the personal details of people without Facebook accounts across the web using Facebook “Like” buttons.

byLucas Nolan18 Apr 2018, 11:24 AM PDT0

Meritocracy, winning, avoiding conflict, a belief in objectivity, and a colorblind racial frame were cited as examples of white dominant culture.

byAllum Bokhari18 Apr 2018, 11:15 AM PDT0

Fresno State professor Randa Jarrar

Fresno State Professor Randa Jarrar has requested leave from her teaching duties this spring, according to her Twitter account and information provided to Breitbart News by the university.

byTom Ciccotta18 Apr 2018, 11:05 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg frowning

Facebooks shares fell on Wednesday after the companys stock received its first downgrade since January, according to a report.

byCharlie Nash18 Apr 2018, 10:39 AM PDT0

Britain's cyber-spooks are reaching beyond the shroud of secrecy in a bid to harness the

The profiles of 48 million social network users were leaked from data firm Localblox, who left the data including Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter user information on a public server without a password.

byCharlie Nash18 Apr 2018, 10:37 AM PDT0

Concern has grown over the threat posed by weapons that rely on machine intelligence in deciding what to kill

China, which is working hard to develop AI-powered killing machines, has suddenly called for them to be banned.

bySteven Mosher18 Apr 2018, 10:14 AM PDT0

Oxford

An Oxford college has apologised for causing “distress” to students after attempting to organise a cannabis-themed party, which was accused of “cultural appropriation”.

byLiam Deacon18 Apr 2018, 9:53 AM PDT0

A visitor holds a hand of AILA, or Artificial Intelligence Lightweight Android, during a demonstration at the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence GmbH (Deutsches Forschungszentrum fuer Kuenstliche Intelligenz GmbH) stand at the 2013 CeBIT technology trade fair on March 5, 2013 in Hanover, Germany. CeBIT will be open March 5-9. AFP PHOTO / CARSTEN KOALL (Photo credit should read CARSTEN KOALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Robotics manufacturers and their affiliates are campaigning for a limited “electronic personality” to be granted to their high-tech automatons, but experts around the world are pushing back.

byNate Church18 Apr 2018, 8:30 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg is seen at the Facebook developer conference in 2010, at a time of rapid growth of the social network

If Mark Zuckerberg really wants Facebook to be a “platform for all ideas,” as he repeatedly told lawmakers last week, all he needs to do is add a single, radical new feature to the social network.

byAllum Bokhari18 Apr 2018, 7:37 AM PDT0

electric scooter (Justin Sullivan / Getty)

San Francisco police are issuing $125 tickets and confiscating electric scooters as the new transportation fad goes viral — and sparks complaints from angry local residents.

byChriss W. Street18 Apr 2018, 6:53 AM PDT0

In this picture released by the office of the Iranian supreme leader on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to his supporters during his visit to Mashhad, 900 km (540 miles) east of Tehran, Iran. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP)

Tehran – Irans supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei announced Wednesday that he would no longer use the hugely popular messaging app Telegram, shifting instead to domestic services.

byBreitbart Jerusalem18 Apr 2018, 1:17 AM PDT0

A new study shows China and South Korea most prepared for deployment of 5G, or fifth generation wireless networks, followed by the United States and Japan

A new report from telecommunications research firm Analysys Mason judges the United States to be in third place for the race to establish a nationwide 5G wireless network, lagging behind China and South Korea but just ahead of Japan.

byJohn Hayward17 Apr 2018, 3:21 PM PDT0

AP Photo

A professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, argues in an academic journal article that professors should blend their “scholar and activist identities.”

byTom Ciccotta17 Apr 2018, 11:26 AM PDT0

Dungeons & Dragons player holding dice

A professor of education at Stanford University argues in a recent academic journal article that the tabletop game Dungeons & Dragons perpetuates white privilege.

byTom Ciccotta17 Apr 2018, 11:19 AM PDT0

Alicia Utley

Portions of the IRS online tax return system have gone down, creating delays before the Tuesday filing deadline.

byCharlie Nash17 Apr 2018, 11:11 AM PDT0

John Legere

T-Mobile has agreed to pay a $40 million fine for using banned “false ringtones,” especially in rural areas to “give the impression faulty calls were actually getting through.”

byCharlie Nash17 Apr 2018, 10:42 AM PDT0

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that employees at his company have been 'having a hard time'

Elon Musks electric car company Tesla has stopped production on their already delayed Model 3 sedan and has replaced their automated production robots with human workers.

byLucas Nolan17 Apr 2018, 10:28 AM PDT0

“Were entering an era in which our enemies make it look like anyone is saying anything at any point in time, even if they would never said those things,” the fake Obama says in the video.

byCharlie Spiering17 Apr 2018, 10:02 AM PDT0

Binghampton University has suffered two murders in the last 5 weeks.

A student at Binghamton University has been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of 19-year-old student Joao Souza, marking the second homicide at the school in a five-week span.

byTom Ciccotta17 Apr 2018, 9:47 AM PDT0

Facebook data has been used for years on political campaigns, but members of Barack Obama's team deny obtaining people's information without consent

Facebook could reportedly face billions of dollars in fines over their facial recognition features due to an Illinois law relating to the collection of biometric data.

byLucas Nolan17 Apr 2018, 9:30 AM PDT0

Companies like Facebook and Google continue to block and censor conservatives under the guise of preventing “hate speech.”

byFree Our Internet (Sponsored)17 Apr 2018, 5:00 AM PDT0

Dog Arrested for Fighting a Deer

Police “arrested” a Canadian dog that bolted from his owners to run after a deer and placed him in the back of a police cruiser to teach him a lesson.

byKatherine Rodriguez16 Apr 2018, 9:00 PM PDT0

Participants of Hong Kong's annual pride parade march with a giant rainbow flag on November 25, 2017. Rainbow flags flowed through the streets of Hong Kong on November 25 during the city's annual pride parade, as LGBT activists criticised authorities for lagging behind on equal rights. / AFP PHOTO / Aaron TAM (Photo credit should read AARON TAM/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese social media platform Sina Weibo, essentially Chinas version of Twitter, has reportedly abandoned a “clean-up campaign” that would remove “pornographic, violent, or gay subject matter” after users complained about the crackdown on gay material.

byJohn Hayward16 Apr 2018, 5:48 PM PDT0

Law enforcement officers secure the area where they allegedly arrested terror suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami following a shootout in Linden, New Jersey, on September 19, 2016.16 An 'armed and dangerous' Afghan-born suspect wanted in the weekend bomb attacks in New York and New Jersey was wounded Monday in a shootout with police and taken into custody. Federal investigators released a mugshot of 28-year-old Ahmad Khan Rahami, who has brown hair, brown eyes and a brown beard, saying he was last known to live in Elizabeth, a town adjacent to Newark International Airport. / AFP / Jewel SAMAD (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

A Canadian couple may be finding themselves on the opposite side of the law for live-streaming the moment they tied up an alleged child sex predator, according to a report.

byKatherine Rodriguez16 Apr 2018, 3:12 PM PDT0

Mars (NASA / Associated Press)

NASA has granted funding to a plan that will send bee-like aerial drones to explore the vast surface of Mars.

byNate Church16 Apr 2018, 2:14 PM PDT0

Rapper T.I. has joined in calls for a boycott of Starbucks after two black men were arrested at one of the coffer giants Philadelphia locations.

byBen Kew16 Apr 2018, 2:09 PM PDT0

Zuckerberg head Hearing

CNN has defended Facebook in an article discussing the alleged limiting of YouTube stars Diamond and Silks Facebook page — while benefiting from the sites recently changed News Feed algorithm.

byLucas Nolan16 Apr 2018, 1:48 PM PDT0

Free Speech

Canadian columnist Jamie Glazov was suspended from Facebook after he posted screenshots of abuse he received for criticising Islam.

byLucas Nolan16 Apr 2018, 1:08 PM PDT0

The student government at the University of California, Merced, is trying to kill funding for the schools College Republicans chapter.

byTom Ciccotta16 Apr 2018, 12:58 PM PDT0

israel supporter

Student protesters at Columbia University allegedly put on an anti-Israel demonstration right next to a Holocaust Remembrance Day event.

byTom Ciccotta16 Apr 2018, 12:53 PM PDT0

A visitor walks along the beach near the Olympic Rings in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Gangneung is the site of the coastal cluster which will host ice hockey, figure skating, speedskating, short track and curling for the 2018 Olympics. The 2018 Pyeongchang Games will be held from Feb. 9 to 25. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

A professor at Gulf Coast State College has proposed the idea of a fat peoples Olympic games to fight body shaming.

byTom Ciccotta16 Apr 2018, 12:46 PM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs former speechwriter has claimed he used to declare, “domination!” and “companies over countries” during company meetings.

byCharlie Nash16 Apr 2018, 10:25 AM PDT0

In this Dec. 2, 2013 file photo, Amazon.com employees organize outbound packages at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center on

During an undercover investigation, an author documented Amazon warehouse employees peeing into bottles due to their fears of being sanctioned for taking toilet breaks.

byCharlie Nash16 Apr 2018, 10:14 AM PDT0

A surveillance company founded by a former Israeli intelligence officer has been using Facebook, YouTube and other social networks to build a massive facial recognition database — and is just one of many companies doing so.

byLucas Nolan16 Apr 2018, 10:10 AM PDT0

The latest episode of HBOs “Silicon Valley” launches a full-fledged attack on Christians as “the source of the majority of the worlds problems,” and admits that being open about your Christian faith is the worst thing one can do in the Tech World.

byBen Kew16 Apr 2018, 8:30 AM PDT0

Mark Zuckerberg drinking

Zuckerberg tried to dodge the tough questions, but occasionally the truth slipped out.

byAllum Bokhari16 Apr 2018, 8:22 AM PDT0

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