Monthly Archives: January 2019

Uganda Ready to Regulate Cryptocurrencies

The government of Uganda is set to regulate cryptocurrencies like BTC because they are getting more and more popular in the country. This has lead some of the nation’s policymakers have called for regulations to protect the public. Government asks Ugandans to be cautious of crypto; set to regulate cryptocurrencies The Government of Uganda asked […]

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Facebook Account Blocking before Elections

This post looks back a bit to last year’s U.S. elections and the issue of account blocking by Facebook to protect the electoral process. In a blog on account blocking of suspicious accounts, Facebook reveals how its partnerships with law enforcement and its own investigations are helping it find and eliminate fake accounts. Its efforts […]

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India to Take Legal Action If Twitter Fails To Stop Hate Messages

The government of India has warned Twitter of serious consequences if the micro-blogging giant fails to put a halt to incendiary hate messages that incite violence. Twitter has been criticized by many for not doing enough to combat hate speech and misinformation on its platform. Government advises Twitter to remove hate messages and unlawful content […]

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Hackers Access Personal Messages of Over 81,000 Facebook Users

The personal messages of more than 80,000 Facebook users were reportedly accessed and posted by hackers in November. The social media company denied any security breach, saying the leaks appear to have been caused by rogue browser extensions. Private data and personal messages of around 120 million Facebook users at risk An investigation found that […]

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