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Day: March 1, 2019

YouTube Bans Comments on All Videos of Children

YouTube says it will switch off comments on almost all videos featuring under-18s, in an attempt to “better protect children and families”. Several brands stopped advertising on YouTube after discovering that paedophiles were leaving predatory comments on videos of children. YouTube had originally disabled comments on videos that were attracting predatory and obscene comments. But […]

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New York Requests Documents from Facebook in Data Privacy Probe

New York regulators are probing Facebook’s gathering of intimate consumer data such as menstrual cycles and body weight through smartphone applications, a person familiar with the matter said Thursday. Facebook meanwhile confirmed it had received a letter from New York state’s Department of Financial Services seeking information about the data sharing. The regulator, best known […]

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