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Should Facebook, Google be liable for user posts? asks U.S. Attorney General Barr

20 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need the immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over material their users post.

U.S. Attorney Gen. questions need to shield big tech from liability for user posts

19 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON, Feb 19 U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday questioned whether Facebook, Google and other major online platforms still need immunity from legal liability that has prevented them from being sued over the material their users post.

China threatened to harm Czech companies over Taiwan visit: letter

19 Feb 2020

Beijing threatened to retaliate against Czech companies with operations in China if a senior Czech lawmaker went ahead with a planned visit to Taiwan, according to a diplomatic letter seen by Reuters.

China threatened to harm Czech companies over Taiwan visit - letter

19 Feb 2020

The Chinese government threatened to retaliate against leading Czech companies if a senior Czech official made good on a planned visit to Taiwan, according to a diplomatic message reviewed by Reuters.

China threatened to harm Czech companies over Taiwan visit - letter

19 Feb 2020

Feb 19 The Chinese government threatened to retaliate against leading Czech companies if a senior Czech official made good on a planned visit to Taiwan, according to a diplomatic message reviewed by Reuters.

Exclusive: Iran-linked hackers pose as journalists in email scam

06 Feb 2020

WASHINGTON When Iranian-born German academic Erfan Kasraie received an email from The Wall Street Journal requesting an interview, he sensed something was amiss.

Explainer: Bezos allegations put phone hacking technology in the spotlight

25 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Allegations that Amazon.com boss and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos had his phone hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have put a spotlight on the security of smartphones and the secretive tools used to hack them. | Video

U.S. senator presses for declassified report on Jamal Khashoggi's slaying

25 Jan 2020

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden said on Friday he will move to compel America's intelligence chief to release information about the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi if the administration does not produce a report on the killing before the end of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

Russian hackers targeted Ukrainian company at centre of impeachment storm: cybersecurity firm

23 Jan 2020

WASHINGTON Russian military hackers tried to steal emails from the Ukrainian energy firm where Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic U.S. presidential contender Joe Biden, had a seat on the board, an American cybersecurity firm said on Monday. | Video

U.N. experts demand probe into alleged Saudi hack of Amazon boss Bezos

23 Jan 2020

SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON U.N. experts have demanded an immediate investigation by U.S. and other authorities into allegations that Saudi Arabia's crown prince was involved in a plot to hack the phone of Amazon boss and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos. | Video

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