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TikTok Feeds Teens a Diet of Darkness; Self-harm, sad-posting and disordered-eating videos abound on the popular app - WSj 5.13.23

Supreme Court rules for social media giants in cases over third-party content, declines to address Section 230 - Fox Business 5.18.23

Antiabortion Group Used Cellphone Data to Target Ads to Planned Parenthood Visitors; Wisconsin group used precise geolocation data until last year to direct ads to women it suspected of seeking abortions - WSJ 5.18.23

EU lawmakers call for tougher AI oversight - UPI 4.17.23

Congress to grill TikTok on list of concerns from spying to child safety - UPI 1.30.23

U.S. News Ranks Best Online Programs - U.S. News 1.24.23

Police warn that Oregon torture suspect is using dating apps - Washington Examiner 1.29.23

Twittergate: 63% want FBI ‘censorship’ of social media investigated; The FBI has lost the confidence of half the nation, with even more now calling for an investigation into the agency. - Wahington Examiner 12.26.22

Police warn parents about 'school photo' trend of oversharing on social media Revealing too much about kids can make them targets of predators, as a viral photo by law enforcement shows - Fox 9.21.22

Facebook Bans Holocaust Film for Violating Race Policy - Rolling Stone 9.14.22

Did Russian hackers blow up a Texas LNG pipeline on June 8? - Washington Examiner 6.21.22

TikTok takes the top spot for worldwide downloads in first quarter of the year; TikTok surpassed Instagram in the first quarter of the year to take the top spot for worldwide downloads, a new report shows. - UPI 4.26.22

"How to Overcome Multitasking Madness; Toggling between devices and apps is leading to shortened attention spans, errors and memory problems. There are remedies." - WSJ - SCW Newswatch 4.30.22

FCC Expands List of Equipment and Services That Pose Security Threat - FCC 3.25.22

Popular antivirus software a national security risk, FCC claims; Moscow-based antivirus software maker Kaspersky Labs has been added to a federal list of companies that pose "an unacceptable risk to the national security of the United States." - NY Post 3.28.22

FCC Expands List of Equipment and Services That Pose Security Threat - FCC 3.25.22

Popular antivirus software a national security risk, FCC claims; Moscow-based antivirus software maker Kaspersky Labs has been added to a federal list of companies that pose "an unacceptable risk to the national security of the United States." - NY Post 3.28.22

'It's coming': Biden warns of Russian cyberattacks on U.S. amid Ukraine war - Washington Examiner 3.21.22

IRS Retreats From Facial Recognition to Verify Taxpayers’ Identities; The agency’s use of the technology has drawn bipartisan concerns over privacy - WSJ 2.7.22

Meta threatens to shut down Facebook, Instagram in Europe without data deal The social media giant warned that it might 'be unable to offer' some its 'most significant products and services' - Fox 2.7.22

Facebook suffers biggest one-day value drop of any US company in history on Thursday - Washington Examiner 2.3.22

Crowdfunding platform shifts gears on redistributing 'Freedom Convoy' funds after gov vows investigation - Fox 2.5.22

Airlines call on Biden admin to halt 5G deployment near airports - UPI 1.18.22

AT&T, Verizon to delay activating some 5G towers over airline disruption fears - UPI 1.18.22

U.S. Offers Support After Ukraine Hit By Massive Cyberattack - RFE/RL 1.14.22

Data Storage Looks to Go Small, Really Small - IARPA 12.17.21

5G Service Rollout Delayed Amid Flight Safety Concerns: AT&T and Verizon agreed to delay the rollout of a new 5G wireless service at the request of U.S. transportation officials. The FAA says the service could affect airplane safety systems, a claim the wireless industry refutes. - WSJ 1.5.22

How to turn off laptop display when using external monitor - Network News

FBI email system hacked to send fake cyberattack alerts - Washington Examiner 11.14.21

Hackers send out 100,000 hoax emails after gaining access to FBI server - UPI 11.13.21

FACEBOOK SCANDALS: Facebook Allows Stolen Content to Flourish, Its Researchers Warned: About 40% of traffic to pages in 2018 went to those with content that was plagiarized or recycled ... - WSJ 11.9.21

FACEBOOK SCANDALS: Is Facebook Bad for You? It Is for About 360 Million Users, Company Surveys Suggest The app hurts sleep, work, relationships or parenting for about 12.5% of users, who reported they felt Facebook was more of a problem than other social media. Facebook said it has built tools and controls to help people manage when and how they use its services. - WSJ 11.6.21

CYBER INVESTMENT: Investor group acquires McAfee for over $14B - UPI 11.8.21

Federal Cyber Directive Spotlights Aging Computer Systems - WSJ 11.4.21

The Risks of Using Smartphones While Walking - NHK World-Japan 10.27.21

DWAC, the Trump Social-Media SPAC, Soars in GameStop-Like Frenzy: DWAC, the Trump Social-Media SPAC, Soars in GameStop-Like Frenzy Shares of the blank-check company tied to Donald Trump’s new online network surged again Friday, fueled by the enthusiasm of individual investors on social media. - WSJ 10.22.21

Lawmakers Question Whether Amazon Executives Misled Congress: In a letter to Amazon CEO Andy Jassy, five members of Congress asked for “exculpatory evidence” to corroborate the sworn testimony offered by several company leaders, including founder Jeff Bezos. - WSJ 10.18.21

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Named in Suit by Washington, D.C., Attorney General: The district’s attorney general is seeking to hold Mark Zuckerberg personally liable in a lawsuit stemming from the 2018 Cambridge Analytica personal-data scandal - WSJ 10.20.21

Facebook Settles With U.S. Government Over Improperly Reserving Jobs for Immigrants - WSJ 10.19.21

How TikTok Serves Up Sex and Drug Videos to Minors; The popular app can quickly drive young users into endless spools of adult content, including videos touting drug use and promoting pornography sites, a Wall Street Journal investigation finds. - WSJ 9.8.21

Australian high court says news outlets liable for user comments on Facebook - UPI 9.8.21

Should Ransomware Payments Be Made Illegal? - WSJ 9.7.21

GoDaddy stops service for Texas anti-abortion group's whistleblower website; GoDaddy’s decision came after the website faced intense criticism from pro-abortion activists - Fox 9.3.21

Cybersecurity Needs a New Alert System; While America slowly addresses vulnerabilities in software and hardware, enemies strike. - WSJ 3.29.21

Facebook Hacking and Spam Operation Targeting Election Posts

Parler CEO: Facebook’s reported ‘secret internal algorithm’ is ‘Orwellian’ Parler believes people should determine for themselves what is hyperpartisan, CEO said - Fox

Telecommunications: FCC Should Enhance Performance Goals and Measures for Its Program to Support Broadband Service in High-Cost Areas - GAO

Justice Department calls to strengthen law against social media companies - UPI

U.S. Widens Sanctions Net Against Kremlin-Connected Backer Of 'Troll Factory,' Mercenary Group

The Justice Department Unveils Proposed Section 230 Legislation on Behalf of the Administration [of the Communications Decency Act]

U.S. Justice Department proposes changes to internet platforms immunity - Reuters

SCW NEWSWATCH: "'UFO' in Congo jungle turns out to be internet balloon" - Reuters 8.27.20

Companies Battle Another Pandemic: Skyrocketing Hacking Attempts" - WSJ

U.S. NSA to unveil hybrid cloud programme by end of 2020 - Jane's

SCW NEWSWATCH: "China targeting U.S. election infrastructure with cyberattacks, says O'Brien" - Reuters 8.9.20

State Dept.: Russia spreads disinformation through 'a propaganda ecosystem' - UPI

U.S. Justice Department asks court to block California net neutrality law - Reuters

U.S. wants to see 'untrusted' Chinese apps removed from U.S. app stores, Pompeo says - Reuters

Trump threatens to ban TikTok from operating in U.S. - UPI