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Black lawmakers call on Facebook and Twitter to purge racist ads

Phil Roeder, Flickr Facebook and Twitter are facing renewed calls from US lawmakers to ensure ads on their respective platforms aren’t used to spread hate. The two firms are currently cooperating with Congressional investigators looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. And now, black Congress members are urging them to probe new ads, and make leadership changes. In a letter obtained by Recode, Reps. Robin ... Read More »

Brazil Lawmakers advise invoice to guard WhatsApp

A Brazilian congressional commission on Wednesday recommended a bill that forbids authorities from blocking off famous messaging programs, simply two days after a judicial order left a hundred million Brazilians with out fb’s WhatsApp. A Brazilian judge on Tuesday overturned a 72-hour suspension of the utility utilized by more or less half the populace of the South American united states, ... Read More »