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Congress Calls on Jeff Bezos of Amazon to Testify

WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee on Friday called on Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, to testify before Congress, in a major escalation of its investigation into the country’s largest technology companies. Mr. Bezos, the world’s richest person, is the highest-profile executive called to testify as part of the antitrust investigation. A hearing would allow […]

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Thousands of Zoom video calls left exposed on open Web

Many of the videos include personally identifiable information and deeply intimate conversations, recorded in people’s homes. Other videos include nudity, such as one in which an aesthetician teaches students how to give a Brazilian wax. Many of the videos appear to have been recorded through Zoom’s software and saved onto separate online storage space without […]

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How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle those annoying, unknown callers. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Are you sick and tired of the robocalls and spam calls you get on […]

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Bipartisan Senate report calls for sweeping effort to prevent Russian interference in 2020 election

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va.. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) October 8 at 2:45 PM A bipartisan panel of U.S. senators Tuesday called for sweeping action by Congress, the White House and Silicon Valley to ensure social media sites aren’t used to interfere in the coming presidential […]

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Judge calls Facebook’s view on user privacy ‘so wrong’ as class-action lawsuit proceeds

(Reuters) — A federal judge on Monday ordered Facebook to face most of a nationwide lawsuit seeking damages for letting third parties such as Cambridge Analytica access users’ private data, calling the social media company’s views on privacy “so wrong.” While dismissing some claims, U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said users could […]