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Twitter cracks down on QAnon conspiracy theory, banning 7,000 accounts
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Twitter cracks down on QAnon conspiracy theory, banning 7,000 accounts

Twitter announced Tuesday that many accounts spreading the pervasive right-wing conspiracy theory known as QAnon would no longer be welcome on its platform. Citing concerns about “offline harm,” the company explained that it would begin treating QAnon content on the platform differently, removing related topics from its trending pages and algorithmic recommendations and blocking any…

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Cracks in Boeing’s 737 NG Could Signal More Pain Ahead
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Cracks in Boeing’s 737 NG Could Signal More Pain Ahead

An older model of Boeing’s 737 aircraft has been found to have a faulty joint between the wing and fuselage. The new development adds fuel to accusations that Boeing’s company culture has pushed employees to put safety below profits. While the 737 MAX issues are unrelated, it adds to a growing list of complaints about…

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As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon
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As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon

Dan Wu is a privacy counsel and legal engineer at Immuta. He holds a JD from Harvard University, and is a PhD candidate for Social Policy and Sociology at The Harvard Kennedy School. More posts by this contributor Five billion dollars. That’s the apparent size of Facebook’s latest fine for violating data privacy.  While many…

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