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Algorithms can prevent online abuse

Millions of children log into chat rooms every day to talk with other children. One of these "children" could well be a man pretending to be a 12-year-old girl with far more sinister intentions than having a chat about "My ...

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New Twitch tool helps battle ban evaders

Gaming platform Twitch on Tuesday introduced a tool that detects and blocks users who evade bans, a longstanding problem for victims of harassment.

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Surveillance fears after Clubhouse app takes Saudi by storm

Political reform, racism, transgender rights—the audio app Clubhouse has unleashed unbridled debates about topics deemed dangerously sensitive in Saudi Arabia, but surveillance fears have spooked users in the authoritarian ...