Attorney General Bill Barr took a shot at technology companies’ use of encryption at a White House event on human trafficking Friday, saying it poses a “serious challenge” and that combatting it is a main focus of the Justice Department, according to White House pool reports. Barr’s comments shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has been following the Justice Department’s comments on...
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Meta’s Twitch Competitor Cuts Contracts With Gaming Creators
Since 2018, Meta Platforms has paid videogamers to stream their play on Facebook’s gaming service, its alternative to Twitch. Now, in a new era of austerity, Meta is cutting back on those payments. Facebook Gaming in the second half of last year dropped its contracts with at least 200 creators that paid them to spend time streaming on the web service, according to two people with direct...
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