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News of the Week; January 20, 2021

DIGITAL YouTube Extends Trump Ban For Another Week, Citing Concerns About “Ongoing Potential For Violence” YouTube Removes Onision From Partner Program, Demonetizes His Channels Over Child Safety Concerns Facebook knew about violent extremists before insurrection, reports find Sheryl Sandberg Makes Disingenuous Push To Argue That Only Facebook Has The Power To Stop Bad People Online […]

News of the Week; January 13, 2021

DIGITAL Trump deletes tweets after being banned from Twitter Donald Trump has finally earned a permaban from Twitter Not Easy, Not Unreasonable, Not Censorship: The Decision To Ban Trump From Twitter Facebook, Instagram ban Trump through at least Inauguration Day YouTube suspends Trump’s account, disables comments “indefinitely” Just-Formed Alphabet Union Condemns YouTube’s “Lackluster” Response To […]

News of the Week; January 6, 2021

DIGITAL Bucking Trump, NSA and FBI say Russia was “likely” behind SolarWinds hack DoJ says SolarWinds hackers breached its Office 365 system and read email Pro-Trump reporter gloats over access to fleeing Hill staffer’s computer Court says Uber can’t hold users to terms they probably didn’t read Ticketmaster admits it hacked rival company before it […]

News of the Week; December 30, 2020

DIGITAL Ninth Circuit Says Amazon Isn’t “Seller” of Marketplace Items–State Farm v. Amazon (Eric Goldman) Amazon Acquires Podcast Network Wondery In Reported $300 Million Deal Amazon still hasn’t fixed its problem with bait-and-switch reviews European Union Rules: Facebook Hopes Limits on Apple, Too Facebook Isn’t a Constructive Public Trust–Cameron Atkinson v. Facebook (Eric Goldman) Chinese […]