You might like this! Facebook & Twitter recommendation algorithms could be deactivated under new plans from Russian lawmakers

A new bill to be put before Russia’s parliament could reportedly enable the government to regulate and restrict algorithms that recommend content and accounts which Moscow officials say promote social discord or break local laws. … Read More >You might like this! Facebook & Twitter recommendation algorithms could be deactivated under new plans from Russian lawmakers

‘Everyone’s sick & tired of Big Tech’ & ‘blatant’ American interference in Russian elections, ex-President Medvedev tells RT

There was widespread and blatant interference in the recent Russian election, ranging from targeted recommendations and censorship by Silicon Valley to overt cyberattacks on servers coming from the US, Dmitry Medvedev has told RT. … Read More >‘Everyone’s sick & tired of Big Tech’ & ‘blatant’ American interference in Russian elections, ex-President Medvedev tells RT

Russia’s parliament threatens to increase fines for American tech giants after Google fails to comply with country’s internet laws

Russia’s State Duma has threatened to increase penalties for IT companies if they continue to ignore the injunctions of the country’s media watchdog Roskomnadzor. In recent weeks, Google, Facebook and Twitter have all been fined. … Read More >Russia’s parliament threatens to increase fines for American tech giants after Google fails to comply with country’s internet laws

Putin doesn’t have online accounts & thinks there are better uses of his time than posting on Twitter or Facebook, Kremlin says

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin isn’t active online because he doesn’t have enough time to post, scroll and click, the Kremlin has revealed, saying he has rejected the idea of having an aide manage public profiles on his behalf. … Read More >Putin doesn’t have online accounts & thinks there are better uses of his time than posting on Twitter or Facebook, Kremlin says

Russia fines US tech giants Facebook, Twitter & WhatsApp nearly half million dollars over refusal to stop sending user data abroad

Three of the world’s largest internet companies have been hit with hefty financial penalties after a Russian court ruled they had fallen foul of rules requiring them to process users’ private data exclusively within the country. … Read More >Russia fines US tech giants Facebook, Twitter & WhatsApp nearly half million dollars over refusal to stop sending user data abroad

‘Ban me like Trump!’ Serbian president dares Twitter, as media labeled ‘govt collaborators’ invoke Nazi censorship & NATO bombing

A dozen Serbian media outlets labeled “state-affiliated” by Twitter protested the platform’s action as censorship, while the country’s president said the social media company may as well ban him just like ex-POTUS Donald Trump. … Read More >‘Ban me like Trump!’ Serbian president dares Twitter, as media labeled ‘govt collaborators’ invoke Nazi censorship & NATO bombing

Banning American conservatives from social media and not the Taliban proves we don’t know who the bad guys are any more

Where is the sense in banning Donald Trump from Twitter on the grounds of ‘inciting violence’ yet allowing the Taliban to carry on tweeting as they storm the presidential palace in Kabul? … Read More >Banning American conservatives from social media and not the Taliban proves we don’t know who the bad guys are any more

Biden’s readiness to scream ‘Russian interference!’ while staying silent on Big Tech’s meddling is astounding cognitive dissonance

As the 2022 midterm election season approaches, Joe Biden and the Democrat Party are already repeating their 2016 claims of “Russian interference,” which they falsely spewed throughout the entire first term of Donald Trump. … Read More >Biden’s readiness to scream ‘Russian interference!’ while staying silent on Big Tech’s meddling is astounding cognitive dissonance