Biden urged to protect consumers from tech giants
Digital rights groups are pressuring the Biden administration to prioritize privacy and take on big tech
INSIGHT - As inauguration nears, law enforcement scrutiny drives U.S. extremists into internet's dark corners
For months, far-right extremists have been openly posting threats online. Now, wary of surveillance and social media crackdowns, some are shifting to platforms that could make those threats harder to find
Investors push for social media controls ahead of U.S. inauguration
Violent rhetoric on social media platforms has ramped up in recent weeks as groups planned openly for the gathering in Washington
Italian data authority takes aim at Whatsapp's privacy disclaimer
Twitter CEO says banning Trump was right decision but sets dangerous precedent
Twitter removed Trump's account, which had 88 million followers, citing the risk of further violence following the storming of the Capitol
Trump returns to Twitter as Facebook's Zuckerberg bans him for 'fanning the flames'
Twitter unlocked the president's @realDonaldTrump account after he removed three rule-breaking tweets, while blocks remain on Facebook and Instagram
Twitter, Facebook Trump bans: what are the rules?
Social media platforms imposed blocks on the outgoing president's accounts as violence flared at the Capitol
Debt to personal data: Five threats to digital rights in Africa in 2020
A year when people were forced online for school and socialising exposed Africans to increased cyber attacks and privacy issues
Are digital health passports a good idea?
Digital tools to certify immunity from COVID-19 could help ease lockdowns, but raise equality and privacy concerns
FACTBOX-Big Tech comes under rapid fire from five U.S. lawsuits, more probes underway
The lawsuits come more than a year after it was revealed that major antitrust probes of Big Tech platforms Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook were underway