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
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
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
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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