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Florida governor signs bill to ban Big Tech ‘deplatforming’

By Cody GodwinBBC News, San FranciscoPublished13 hours agoShare Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has signed a first-in-the-nation bill that can penalise tech companies for deplatforming politicians. The legislation states that platforms can only suspend accounts for 14 days, and will be fined as much as $250,000 (£176,000) per day for violations. NetChoice, a tech lobbying group whose […]

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UK to launch new watchdog next year to police tech giants

By KELVIN CHANNovember 27, 2020 FILE – In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo people walk by a Google sign on the campus in Mountain View, Calif. USA., The coalition of technology and publishing companies, Marketers for an Open Web said Monday Nov. 23, 2020, they have asked U.K. competition watchdog to investigate Google’s plans […]

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Majority supports antitrust review of tech giants: poll

BY MAX GREENWOOD – 08/05/19 02:03 PM EDT 277 by © UPI Photos More than two thirds of U.S. voters believe that tech giants like Google and Facebook should be subject to federal antitrust reviews, according to a Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey released exclusively to The Hill.  Sixty-eight percent of respondents said that internet giants have largely built products […]