Facebook contractors said to have collected and transcribed users’ audio without permission

Facebook contractors said to have collected and transcribed users’ audio without permission

Reset the counter on “number of days since the last Facebook privacy scandal.” Facebook has become the latest tech giant to face scrutiny over its handling of users’ audio, following a report that said the social media giant collected audio from its users and transcribed it using third-party contractors. The Read more…

Reports say White House has drafted an order putting the FCC in charge of monitoring social media

Reports say White House has drafted an order putting the FCC in charge of monitoring social media

In the executive order, the White House says it received more than 15,000 complaints about censorship by the technology platforms. The order also includes an offer to share the complaints with the Federal Trade Commission. As part of the order, the Federal Trade Commission would be required to open a Read more…