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Supreme Court agrees to hear a case that could determine whether Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies can censor their users

https://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Tucker Higgins | CNBC | Source URL The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine whether users can challenge social media companies on free speech grounds. The case, Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, centers on whether a private operator of a public access television […]

Internet Censorship Just Took An Unprecedented Leap Forward, And Hardly Anyone Noticed

iSpeech.org Caitlin Johnstone | Medium | Source URL While most indie media was focused on debating the way people talk about Kanye West and the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an unprecedented escalation in internet censorship took place which threatens everything we all care about. It received frighteningly little […]

Vietnam cyber law set for tough enforcement despite Google, Facebook pleas

iSpeech.org Mai Nguyen | Reuters | Source URL HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam is preparing to strictly enforce a new cybersecurity law requiring global technology companies to set up local offices and store data locally despite pleas from Facebook, Google and other firms, a government document showed. Vietnamese lawmakers approved the […]

Facebook’s new home gadget might have a creepy camera as its main feature

iSpeech Jared Newman | Fast Company | Source URL After calling off the launch of a smart display device earlier this year, Facebook is reportedly planning to announce it next week. Here are the details from Cheddar’s Alex Heath, who cites unnamed sources: The main feature will be video chat, […]

Brain-Hacking Tech Gets Real: 5 Companies Leading the Charge

https://www.ispeech.org Edd Gent Live Science There’s been a lot of hype coming out of Silicon Valley in recent months about technology that can meld the human brain with machines. But how will this tech help society, and which companies are leading the charge? Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk made […]