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Congress subpoenas Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and Reddit over January 6th Capitol attack

Congress subpoenas Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and Reddit over January 6th Capitol attack

Congress subpoenas Meta, Alphabet, Twitter, and Reddit over January 6th Capitol attack Adi Robertson Congress has sent subpoenas demanding information from Meta (formerly Facebook), Twitter, Reddit, and Alphabet concerning the January 6th, 2021 attack on the US Capitol. The House of Representatives Select Committee that’s investigating the attack wants each company to disclose moderation policy…

Alphabet shareholder pushes Google for better whistleblower protections

Alphabet shareholder pushes Google for better whistleblower protections

Alphabet shareholder pushes Google for better whistleblower protections Zoe Schiffer Alphabet shareholder Trillium Asset Management is pushing Google to adopt better whistleblower protections in light of the firing of prominent AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru. The $3.5 billion sustainable investment firm has filed a shareholder resolution asking the board of directors for a third-party review…

Hurricane Names from Greek Alphabet Are Dropped

Hurricane Names from Greek Alphabet Are Dropped

Hurricane Names from Greek Alphabet Are Dropped Mark Fischetti The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) announced last week that it will no longer use the names of Greek letters for hurricanes. Each year the WMO follows a list of 21 names for Atlantic hurricanes. Previously, when more storms arose, it would then apply letters in the…