Last week the New York Times published an OpEd calling for action from both governments and businesses in the private sector to take punitive measures against Pornhub. The OpEd written by Nicholas Kristof has circulated widely, and While the column has faced criticism with adult industry journalist Gustavo Turner breakingContinue Reading

Twitter announced it plans to once again start taking applications for verification in 2021. While Twitter never really stopped handing out “blue ticks” the company discontinued the open application process in 2017 after being criticized for verifying Jason Kessler, an organizer of the Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville. The company says they plan toContinue Reading

Microsoft said yesterday it detected at least seven attacks on companies developing COVID-19 vaccines or treatments. The company said these attacks involved three nation-state actors; a Russian group known as “Fancy Bear” (Microsoft calls them Strontium) and North Korean groups called “Zinc” (known as the Lazarus Group) and “Cerium”. Microsoft saidContinue Reading

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit providing free public access to digitized materials, including a substantial archive of web pages in the Wayback Machine announced they will start adding a fact check banner to some pages in the archive. Relying on third party checking organizations including FactCheck.org, Check Your Fact, Lead Stories, Politifact, Washington Post Fact-Checker, APContinue Reading