A YouTube network was spreading election disinformation for two months

A YouTube network was spreading election disinformation for two months

YouTube promised it would crack down on US election disinformation in early December, but it appear to have missed a large target.

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Social media and telco companies urged to preserve evidence from Capitol attack

Social media and telco companies urged to preserve evidence from Capitol attack

Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia), incoming chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is asking mobile carriers and social media platforms to preserve “content and associated metadata” that may be connected to the attack on the US Capitol.

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Gasoline Car Sales to End by 2035 in Massachusetts

Gasoline Car Sales to End by 2035 in Massachusetts

Massachusetts plans to phase out sales of new gasoline-powered cars by 2035, speeding down the same road as California. While many climate hawks have their eyes trained on the federal government, the proposal last week from Massachusetts Gov.

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Roku confirms it’s buying Quibi’s shows

Roku confirms it’s buying Quibi’s shows

The rumors were true: Roku is buying Quibi’s shows. The media platform maker has bought Quibi’s content distribution business, giving it access to Chrissy’s Court, The Golden Arm and other shows for the now defunct service.

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