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Jan 20, 2021 05:50 AM

US asks Australia to scrap plan to make Facebook, Google pay for news

THE US government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the world to...

Jan 19, 2021 08:49 AM

US asks Australia to scrap proposed laws to make Facebook, Google pay for news

[SYDNEY] The US government has asked Australia to scrap proposed laws that will make it the first country in the...

Jan 16, 2021 01:47 PM

WhatsApp to delay launch of update business features after privacy backlash

[SAN FRANCISCO] Facebook's WhatsApp is delaying an update aimed at increasing business transactions on the platform...

Jan 14, 2021 10:45 PM

WhatsApp faces first legal challenge in India over privacy

[NEW DELHI] WhatsApp's updated privacy policy verges on user surveillance and threatens India's security, a petition...

Jan 14, 2021 01:16 PM

Google 'experiment' blocks Australian news from local searches

[SYDNEY] Google has started hiding Australian news sites from some local users, in an experiment that comes amid...

Jan 14, 2021 05:50 AM

WhatsApp with consent: Are you informed?

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ONLINE debates have been sparked upon the realisation that "authorised police officers may invoke Criminal Procedure...

Jan 13, 2021 09:51 AM

WhatsApp stresses privacy as users flock to rivals

[SAN FRANCISCO] WhatsApp on Tuesday reassured users about privacy at the Facebook-owned messaging service as people...

Jan 13, 2021 05:50 AM

Microsoft, Facebook, Google to halt political donations after US riot

FACEBOOK, Google and Microsoft said they would pause political contributions after a deadly pro-Trump riot in the US...

Jan 12, 2021 06:50 AM

Facebook executive says 'no plans' to end Trump ban

[NEW YORK] Facebook does not intend to lift the suspension on outgoing President Donald Trump, the platform's second...

Jan 8, 2021 12:14 PM

WhatsApp updates terms as Facebook moves to monetise app

[PARIS] The popular messaging app WhatsApp asked its some two billion users on Thursday to accept new terms that...

Dec 31, 2020 12:17 AM

Facebook to close Irish units at centre of tax dispute

[WASHINGTON] Facebook confirmed Wednesday it was closing its Irish subsidiaries at the centre of a dispute on profit...