Google is discussing whether to remove web browser extensions created by IAC/InterActive Corp. because of their deceptive marketing practices, The Wall Street Journal reported. Removing these extensions is a major test of Google’s commitment to users as the search giant earns hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue from IAC, which pays Google for digital ads to promote its extensions. IAC...
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I first stumbled upon the collective delusion we now refer to as QAnon in November 2017, just a few weeks after it began as a series of conspiratorial posts on one of the internet’s more untamed bulletin boards. In a sprawling discussion thread on 4chan titled “Calm Before the Storm”—a reference to a quote from the prior month by then-President Donald Trump—an...
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