YouTube pulls InfoWars video from the Alex Jones Channel over Parkland shooting allegations

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/24/youtube-pulls-alex-jones-infowars-video/ Alex Jones’ conspiracy-theory-heavy InfoWars has been censured by YouTube for violating its policies. A video entitled “David Hogg Can’t Remember His Lines In TV Interview” — in which it … Read more

Google explains how Chrome’s new ad filtering feature works — and why it’s not your new ad blocker

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/14/google-chrome-ad-filtering/ Despite the fact that Google has a vested interest in online advertising, the company is about to enable its own built-in ad blocker (of sorts) in Chrome. Starting tomorrow, … Read more

The UK government reveals AI software that automatically blocks extremist content online

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/13/uk-government-block-extremist-content/ Continuing its drive to take control of the internet, the UK government has unveiled a new tool that it says can block extremist content “on any platform” with astonishing … Read more

German court says Facebook’s privacy settings and use of personal data are illegal

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/02/12/facebook-privacy-ruling-germany/ Facebook is no stranger to privacy-related controversy, and now a German court has ruled that the social networks’ use of personal data is illegal. The court in Berlin also … Read more

The Arrival of Cryptojacking in Google Ads, and What This Means for Users

The Arrival of Cryptojacking in Google Ads, and What This Means for Users

Full Article : Make Tech Easier – http://feeds.maketecheasier.com/~r/MakeTechEasier/~3/UFxhpRlbzOg/ Cryptojacking started off as something simple. When we first talked about it, it was only malicious webmasters and hackers getting onto the cryptojacking trend. When we last … Read more

Ahead of GDPR laws, Facebook publishes privacy principles and promises to educate users

Full Article : BetaNews – https://betanews.com/2018/01/29/fcebook-privacy-principles-gdpr/ Facebook has published its privacy principles for the first time, ahead of the European Union’s general data protection regulation (GDPR) which comes into force on May 25 — although … Read more