Families of San Bernardino shooting victims sue Facebook, Twitter, Google

Family members of three victims of the December 2015 shooting rampage in San Bernardino, California, have sued Facebook, Google and Twitter, claiming that the companies permitted Islamic State to flourish on social media. The relatives assert that by allowing Islamic State militants to spread propaganda freely on social media, the three companies provided material support… Read More Families of San Bernardino shooting victims sue Facebook, Twitter, Google

U.S. Department of Justice begins criminal investigation of Uber software

The U.S. Department of Justice has begun a criminal investigation into Uber Technologies Inc’s use of a software tool that helped its drivers evade local transportation regulators, two sources familiar with the situation said. Uber has acknowledged the software, known as Greyball, helped it identify and circumvent government officials who were trying to clamp down… Read More U.S. Department of Justice begins criminal investigation of Uber software