Internet

A physical party to prove you're a real virtual person

The ease of creating fake virtual identities plays an important role in shaping the way information—and misinformation—circulates online. Could 'pseudonym' parties, that would verify proof of personhood not proof of identity, ...

Business

US lawmakers, tech CEOs clash over disinformation

US lawmakers unleashed a torrent of criticism against social media top executives Thursday, blaming the companies for amplifying false content and calls to violence, while promising new regulations to stem rampant online ...

Internet

First ever tweet turns 15 years old

Fifteen years ago Jack Dorsey typed out a banal message—"just setting up my twttr"—which became the first ever tweet, launching a global platform that has become a controversial and dominant force in civil society.

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