Ukraine War Tests the Power of Tech Giants

Linda D. Garrow

Telegram’s experience illustrates the competing pressures. The app is popular in Russia and Ukraine for sharing images, videos and information about the war. But it has also become a gathering ground for war misinformation, such as unverified images from battlefields. On Sunday, Pavel Durov, Telegram’s founder, posted to his more […]

India seeks tougher action from US tech giants on fake news

Linda D. Garrow

Indian officials have held heated discussions with Google, Twitter and Facebook for not proactively removing what they described as fake news on their platforms, sources told Reuters, the government’s latest altercation with Big Tech. The officials, from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B), strongly criticised the companies and said […]