Mozilla Foundation researchers found pressing the "dislike" button on a YouTube video does little to improve the videos chosen by the YouTube platform's recommender...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | September 21, 2022
The move reflects growing unease about China's ability to access the personal information that Americans hand over to mobile apps and other services.
The New York Times From ACM News | September 16, 2022
The new rules, which would require many online services to increase protections for children, could change how popular social media and game platforms treat minors...The New York Times From ACM News | August 31, 2022
A number of lawyers and experts say measures to safeguard citizens online are badly needed, but the bill was criticized by both privacy advocates and tech companies...The New York Times From ACM News | August 5, 2022
A report published by Microsoft also found that Moscow's disinformation campaign to establish a narrative of the war favorable to Russia was doing better than expected...The New York Times From ACM News | June 23, 2022
Meta agreed to change its advertising technology and to pay a penalty as part of a settlement over allegations it had discriminated against Facebook users.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | June 22, 2022
The campaign detailed by a cybersecurity firm highlights Beijing's increasingly sophisticated tactics to spy on an array of targets, including countries it considers...The New York Times From ACM News | May 20, 2022
A 2018 letter from the bureau to the Israeli government is the clearest documentary evidence to date that the agency weighed using the spyware for law enforcement...The New York Times From ACM News | May 13, 2022