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ACLU calls for inquiry into Alaska official who wrote racist and antisemitic tweets
ACLU of Alaska spokesperson says some of Matthias Cicotte’s tweets ‘aimed directly at incarceration and criminal prosecution’

Jason Wilson

23, Jul, 2021 @12:09 PM

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Patrick Lenton: the funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
The outgoing editor of pop culture site Junkee takes us through the standout links among the deluge he has had to ‘guzzle like a thirsty orphan lamb’

Patrick Lenton

21, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Cancel culture claimed Chrissy Teigen. Is this a pandemic backlash against celebrity? | Arwa Mahdawi
The scandal that has engulfed the presenter and influencer tells us something about changing attitudes to both cyberbullying and inequality, writes Arwa Mahdawi

Arwa Mahdawi

20, Jul, 2021 @5:08 PM

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Majority of Covid misinformation came from 12 people, report finds
CCDH finds ‘disinformation dozen’ have combined following of 59 million people across multiple social media platforms

Erum Salam

17, Jul, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Ofcom chief slams social media giants over Euro 2020 racist messages
Melanie Dawes vows to weed out online abuse and enforce new powers to fine platforms for slow response

Michael Savage

17, Jul, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Social Warming by Charles Arthur review – a coolly prosecutorial look at social media
Social media giants contribute to global conflicts and allow misinformation. What are they doing to our lives, and what can we do about it?

Steven Poole

17, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Social networks’ anti-racism policies belied by users’ experience
Analysis: Twitter, Facebook and others condemn hateful speech, so why is it so easy to find on their sites?

Alex Hern Technology editor

14, Jul, 2021 @4:35 PM

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The Guardian view on Rashford, Sancho and Saka: let down by dog whistles from Downing Street | Editorial
Editorial: The prime minister should have done more to defend the England team against a racist minority


12, Jul, 2021 @6:11 PM

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Will Trump’s big tech lawsuits succeed? Experts say chances are slim
Legal scholars suggest former president’s complaint may bring the attention he craves but doesn’t present a serious legal argument

Kari Paul

07, Jul, 2021 @9:32 PM

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Trump says he will sue social media giants over ‘censorship’
The former president announced a class action lawsuit against Facebook, Twitter and Google claiming anti-conservative bias

David Smith Washington bureau chief

07, Jul, 2021 @6:35 PM

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Montaigne: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)
We asked Australian comedians to tell us where the funny stuff is online. Montaigne is not a comedian, but she does spend a lot of time on the internet


07, Jul, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Google, Facebook and other tech companies threaten to quit Hong Kong over privacy law
Asia Internet Coalition, including Twitter and Apple, sounds warning over amendments to laws that could see individuals hit with ‘severe sanctions’

Helen Davidson in Taipei

06, Jul, 2021 @12:04 PM

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