China has launched a three-year plan to make the algorithms that power internet platforms more fair, transparent and in-line with Communist Party ideology, the Wall Street Journal reported. While many governments are struggling with how to exert more control over the power of giant tech firms, China’s moves appear to be going the furthest in that direction. In the U.S., Facebook is facing...
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If news media coverage is anything to go by, the biggest drama on Netflix right now isn’t “Squid Game” but the internal company battle over Dave Chappelle’s comedy special. And what’s striking is how differently Netflix management has handled this free speech issue from how other tech executives—such as Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg—have handled similar content debates. (Tip of the hat to my...
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