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‘Abhorrent’: Advertisers Bail On YouTube After Pedophiles Flood Platform’s Comment Section

Several major companies stopped buying advertisements on YouTube after their ads appeared on videos where pedophiles littered the comment sections, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The videos pedophiles targeted apparently did not violate the company’s rules, but the content became overrun with lewd remarks directed at the children, many of them young girls doing gymnastics or playing Twister, the report ...

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Trump Wants Big Tech To Jump Past 5G Technology And Move On To Something Bigger — 6G

President Donald Trump urged United States telecommunications companies Thursday to step up their efforts to develop the next generation of cellular phone technology or risk getting left behind. “I want 5G, and even 6G, technology in the United States as soon as possible. It is far more powerful, faster, and smarter than the current standard,” the president told his Twitter ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Responds To Billboard Shaming Her For Slamming Amazon — It’s ‘Wack’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez trashed a prominent conservative group Wednesday night for erecting a billboard in New York City’s Time Square criticizing the New York Democrat for running Amazon out of her state. “Few things effectively communicate the power we’ve built in fighting dark money & anti-worker policies like billionaire-funded groups blowing tons of cash on wack billboards (this one is ...

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YouTube Adds Content Guidelines Appearing To Ban Users From Criticizing Potential Hoaxes

YouTube appears to have added a new content guideline preventing users from posting videos that criticize potential hate crime hoaxes. The change comes amid media reports suggesting actor Jussie Smollett falsely claimed a group of men assaulted him one night in Chicago. “Content claiming that specific victims of public violent incidents or their next of kin are actors, or that ...

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Elon Musk Makes Another Prediction About The Future Of One Of His Companies

Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicted Tuesday that the electric vehicle automaker will begin producing purely self-driving cars by the end of 2019. The mercurial tech guru has made similar predictions in the past. Musk argued in 2015 that his company would complete a self-driving feature within two years — it never happened. He’s now doubling down on that forecast. The ...

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Trump Campaign Making Moves To Avoid The Wild West Show Of 2016

Donald Trump success

President Donald Trump is creating a massive reelection team that attempts to wed the fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants nature of the 2016 campaign with a more traditional effort, Politico reported Tuesday night. The reelect organization, which places campaign manager Brad Parscale at the point position, prioritizes a digital and data-focused strategy, the report noted, citing sources top Trump aides. Trump’s team has hired ...

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Liz Warren Gives List Of Issues For Which She Would Declare National Emergency

Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren listed of a number of issues for which she would declare a national emergency if elected President in 2020 Tuesday night. Warren, a 2020 hopeful, appeared on the “Late Late show,” alongside rapper 50 cent, to discuss her campaign and the large group of Democrats that have already announced their candidacy. She also discussed her ...

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Bloomberg’s Climate Crusading Apparently isn’t Enough For Some Enviros

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg might be bleeding support from some of the very environmentalists the billionaire is attempting to court ahead of his potential presidential run. Bloomberg is preparing a massive $500 million campaign to deny President Donald Trump a second term in office. The billionaire is still considering a run at the White House, but he’ll ...

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Here Are The GOP Lawmakers Who Are Offering A Lifeline To Net Neutrality

House Republicans are offering a way to revive an Obama-era rule that many conservatives believed gave government too much control of the internet. Republican lawmakers are trying to rescue parts of net neutrality from the scrap heap without including the parts some conservatives find loathsome. Republicans are offering a fix to the now-dead net neutrality: craft rules that prevent blocking ...

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It’s Been More Than A Year Since Net Neutrality Was Killed, But Dems Are Still Working On Its Revival |

Net neutrality was repealed slightly more than a year ago, yet Democrats are still teeing off on the Obama-era rule  More than a year after its repeal, net neutrality could come back again as House Democrats try to revive the long dead rule  Democrats stack first hearing on net neutrality with witnesses who overwhelming support the Obama-era rule Federal regulators ...

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Musk Distances Himself From AI Monitoring Group After It Created Convincing Fake News Software

Tech guru Elon Musk announced he is leaving OpenAI after the artificial intelligence research group developed a program demonstrating how easy it is for a robot to produce fake news. The California billionaire co-founded the company to keep an eye on what he believes is out-of-control AI. “I’ve not been involved closely with OpenAI for over a year & don’t ...

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Mueller Subpoenas A Former Cambridge Analytica Employee Over Links To Russia

Robert Mueller

Special counsel Robert Mueller subpoenaed another former employee of a data analytics firm that worked closely with President Donald Trump’s campaign in 2016, The Guardian reported Sunday. Brittany Kaiser, a former director at Cambridge Analytica, was subpoenaed over potential ties her now-defunct firm had to the Russian government ahead of the 2016 election. She is the second former employee with the ...

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Here Are The 3 Truths Rep. Meadows Believes You Won’t Find In McCabe’s Book

Republican Rep. Mark Meadows said Friday that former FBI Director Andrew McCabe would likely fail to mention what the North Carolina lawmaker believes is his inability to be truthful about his time in the Trump administration. McCabe “is a known liar and leaker,” Meadows noted in a tweet before suggesting that former Deputy Attorney Journal Rod Rosenstein “has played ‘hide ...

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Why Was Liberal Billionaire Tom Steyer So Quiet About His Support For The Green New Deal?

Analysts say they are not surprised that billionaire Tom Steyer is staying mum on the Green New Deal given the plan’s recent stumbles Liberal megadonor Steyer is laying low on the Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal as Democratic presidential hopefuls line up behind the plan Steyer appears to be focusing on impeaching President Donald Trump over championing Ocasio-Cortez’s Green ...

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Cuomo Blames NY’s Democratically-Controlled Senate For Scaring Off Amazon

Andrew Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo blamed state senators Thursday for frightening Amazon as the tech giant sought to create a campus in the Empire State. “A small group of politicians put their own narrow political interests above their community — which poll after poll showed overwhelming supported bringing Amazon to Long Island,” Cuomo said in a statement. “The New York State ...

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