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This week, a white supremacist terrorist killed counter-protester Heather Heyer in Charlottesville, Virginia. In his initial response, the President of the United States ...
Stephen K. Bannon, who left his post on Aug 18 as President Donald Trump’s chief strategist, has resumed his role as chairman of Breitbart News, the provocative right-wing website that propelled him to national fame.
Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled chief strategist who helped President Donald Trump win the 2016 election but clashed for months with other senior West Wing advisers, is leaving his post.
In a letter announcing their resignation, several members of President Donald Trump's Committee on the Arts and Humanities called on him to step down as well if he can't vocally denounce white supremacy.
While tech’s crackdown on violence-inciting white nationalist sites came rapidly following the turmoil in Virginia, it took years of cajoling by activists and advocates to get Silicon Valley ready for action.
Tech leaders still have no coherent vision for how to police hate speech without becoming tyrants, themselves.
It took the death of a young woman at the hands of one of the neo-Nazis she was protesting to force the ever-expanding media universe to face a question it has been evading for years: Where’s the line?
The disturbing implications of abolishing internet privacy rules go far beyond how the internet is used. By selling customer data, larger internet service providers could capture more of the market, albeit unfairly, leaving smaller ISPs in the dust and harming what little competition exists.
Cable companies were mostly up and the top telecommunications companies all were down in high-speed Internet subscriptions during the second quarter 2017.
To the dismay of their affiliates, CBS, Disney and Fox included in their lists of "regulatory underbrush" that the Federal Communications Commission should chop out a request to do away with the 59-year-old network rep rule.
President Donald Trump has directed that Cyber Command — which is currently a part of the National Security Agency — will become its own unified military command in a move that is meant to strengthen cyberspace operations and bolster U.S. defenses.