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EU piles pressure on social media over fake news

EU piles pressure on social media over fake news

The European Commission will draw up an EU-wide Code of Practice on Disinformation by July with measures to prevent the spread of fake news such as increasing scrutiny of advertisement placements.

Tech giants express concern over Singapore plan to fight fake news

Tech giants express concern over Singapore plan to fight fake news

Global tech giants including Facebook and Twitter on Thursday expressed concern about a possible Singapore plan to bring in a new law to tackle the threat of fake news, saying sufficient rules are already in place.

Europe seeks power to seize overseas data in challenge to tech giants

Europe seeks power to seize overseas data in challenge to tech giants

The European Union is preparing legislation to force companies to turn over customers' personal data when requested even if it is stored on servers outside the bloc ...

Trump lashes out amid rising opposition to travel ban

Trump lashes out amid rising opposition to travel ban

President Donald Trump lashed out on Monday at signs of rising public opposition to his controversial travel ban as tech giants threw their weight behind a push in US courts to roll it back