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Russian Election Interference

The tech industry needs to move towards responsible innovation in 2018

[ad_1] Hemant Taneja Contributor More posts by this contributor: For over a decade now, Silicon Valley ideology has been to simultaneously: Move fast and break things. Make the world a better place. Our community — entrepreneurs and investors alike — have had a sense of manifest destiny to move humanity forward...

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Missouri Attorney General launches an anti-trust investigation against Google

[ad_1] Missouri is launching an investigation into whether Google has broken its consumer protection and antitrust laws. In a statement, the state’s Attorney General, Josh Hawley, said that his office has issued a subpoena to the search giant earlier on Monday. The investigation will seek to determine...

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Covert influence is the new money laundering

[ad_1] Cortney Weinbaum Contributor Cortney Weinbaum is a national security researcher with the Cyber and Intelligence Policy Center at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corporation and a former intelligence officer in the U.S. intelligence community. Google is the most recent company known to have discovered evidence of Russian covert...

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Here’s how the Russian ads on Facebook performed and how much they cost

[ad_1] It’s impossible to know just how much stuff being circulated on social networks is Russian state content in sheep’s clothing, although tech companies are scrambling to figure that out. Now, thanks to Congress, we just got a rare peek behind the curtain of how...

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Thoughts on the #techhearings from my time in Product Safety at Twitter

[ad_1] Leslie Miley is a Silicon Valley native who has held engineering leadership roles at Slack, Twitter, Apple and Google. Featured in USA Today, TechCrunch Disrupt, Wired's 2017 Next List, Miley now advises several startups founded by women and minorities and is an investor in...

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On Russia, tech doesn’t know what it doesn’t know

[ad_1] While the Senate has spent the better part of a year making sense of Russia’s actions to influence the 2016 election, tech made quick work of its own analysis — or so it thinks. The glacial pace of Congress is often criticized, particularly contrasted to...

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In their first Russia hearing, tech giants try to placate Congress (with mixed results)

[ad_1] On Tuesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee kicked off the first of three hearings this week examining the relationship between social media and Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The hearings mark the first time that lawmakers will hear testimony from Google, Facebook...

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Congress grills Facebook, Twitter, Google on shells hiding election meddlers

[ad_1] How can Internet giants know that innocent-seeming US shell companies aren’t actually vehicles for malicious foreign actors to buy ads to interfere with elections? The short answer is they can’t, and that drew questioning from a congressional probe today into Facebook, Twitter, and Google. One...

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Google offers new findings on Russian disinformation across its products

[ad_1] Just a day before tech’s big Russia-focused Congressional hearings begin, Google is out with a new report on the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election across its platforms. “While we have found only limited activity on our services, we will continue...

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