DARE: Facebook and Google to Be Quizzed on White Nationalism and Political Bias as Congress Pushes Dueling Reasons for Regulation
Lawmakers to question representatives from Facebook and Google, focusing in particular on white nationalist and hateful content and prospects for regulation. Rep. David Nunes (R-Calif.) sues the McClatchy newspaper… More
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"Librarians are duty-bound to uphold the #FirstAmendment," @jonfreadom tells @motherboard, which makes threats of prosecution such as those made in a now-walked-back video by newly elected Tennessee DA Coty Wamp particularly concerning. https://www.vice.com/en/article/n7ze7q/district-attorney-considers-prosecuting-librarians-for-stocking-lgbtq-books #FReadom #Libraries
Election lies create real-world danger: A report from the House Oversight Committee offers new details into how election #misinformation has hamstrung the work of election offices and spurred a deluge of violent threats against their workers.
Meta's new prototype chatbot has told the BBC that the Mark Zuckerberg-led company "exploits people for money and he doesn't care. It needs to stop!"
Meta says the #AI chatbot can chat on "nearly any topic" but might produce rude or offensive answers. https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-62497674