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AT&T pulls ads from YouTube over videos exploiting children

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FILE PHOTO: An AT&T logo is seen at a AT&T building in New York City, October 23, 2016. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo (Reuters) – AT&T Inc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for the second time in two years after a magazine reported the platform displayed ads next to videos that showed the exploitation Read More

Major advertisers jump ship as YouTube hit with ‘softcore child porn’ scandal

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YouTube is in damage-control mode after several large companies, including Disney, Nestlé, McDonalds and Epic Games, pulled ads in response to a report accusing the platform of harboring a pedophile ring hiding in plain sight. Multiple major corporations have temporarily suspended all YouTube advertising after learning their ads were playing before videos featuring minors as Read More

Fed Minutes & Q4 Earnings

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We remain lacking on normal economic data ahead of today s opening bell not only because Q4 earnings season s deluge has dwindled but because the overhangs of the 5 week government shutdown has continued delays in data such as the January Housing Starts and Building Permits that had Read More

‘Silicon Valley bureaucrats deciding who gets freedom of speech’: Jimmy Dore on Facebook censorship

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The US government tries to control political narratives on social media, encouraging Silicon Valley giants’ censorship in exchange for good graces, a top US social commenter said, after Facebook closed some RT-linked pages. “The ultimate goal of all this Russiagating that is happening in the United States is to expand the security state’s control over Read More

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyber attacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps. FILE PHOTO: General view of Microsoft’s logo at Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, Read More

EU governments endorse copyright reform – statement

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FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Representatives of European Union governments endorsed on Wednesday a deal reached with the EU Parliament on the overhaul of the bloc’s copyright rules, the Romanian Read More

EU countries back copyright reforms aimed at Google, Facebook

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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union countries on Wednesday endorsed an overhaul of the bloc’s copyright rules which would force Google and Facebook Inc to pay publishers for news snippets and filter out copyright-protected content on YouTube or Instagram. FILE PHOTO: A European Union flag is seen outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November Read More

Exclusive: China regulator stops accepting new video game applications to clear backlog – sources

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BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s top content regulator has asked local authorities to stop submitting requests to monetize new video games, while it processes a backlog of applications built up after a lengthy pause last year, three people with knowledge of the matter said. FILE PHOTO: A man plays a computer game at an internet cafe Read More

With Earnings Season Drawing to A Close, This Could Be A Bumpy Week for Stocks

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As I have pointed out on many occasions in the last few months, the big move down in stocks at the end of last year wasn’t about anything that actually happened. While Q4 wasn’t exactly a barnburner, it wasn’t a disaster either. Job growth remained strong, wages were starting to Read More