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Facebook, Twitter accuse China of Hong Kong disinformation

The Chinese government has mobilized its vast propaganda machine against the pro-democracy protests that have roiled the streets of Hong Kong since this spring. And it has made America’s social media companies its unwitting partners in that campaign, they say. Facebook and Twitter said Monday they had discovered and suspended a slew of social media …

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European publishers accuse Google and Facebook of ‘plundering’ their content

Many of Europe’s biggest news publishers have stepped up lobbying for a proposed European copyright law that would force companies such as Google and Facebook to more aggressively police copyright online and potentially pay them for links and snippets of content. The first version of the proposed copyright rules, an attempt to harmonize disparate laws …

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