/ Apr 23, 2017

EU seeks uniform approach to taking down hate speech online

The European Union is considering legislative measures to harmonize how online platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Google take down hate speech and incitement to violence, a draft document seen by Reuters shows. The proliferation of hate speech and fake news on social media has ...

U.S. regulators accuse Google of underpaying women

Apr 8, 2017

U.S. regulators accuse Google of underpaying women

Government investigators looking into how Google pays its employees have accused it of shortchanging women. A U.S. Department of Labor official disclosed the agency’s allegations during a court hearing in San Francisco on Friday. “We found systemic compensation disparities against women pretty much across ...