Chinese social media and gaming giant Tencent has purchased iflix, a Malaysia-based video streaming service that is popular in Southeast Asia. The move is part of Tencent’s ambitions to expand beyond China, where tighter regulation has slowed its ability to release games in its home country. Financial terms of the iflix deal weren’t disclosed, but Variety reported that it was in the “several...
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How to Curb Tech Executives’ Power
This is the month that net neutrality died. But maybe, if we strengthen other checks on the power of tech and telecom company executives, we don’t need to mourn its loss. I believe the inevitable outcome of the horrifying political violence on January 6 is that content noninterference will soon become a fringe position. With each new incident of violence, calls for deplatforming by...
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