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White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

White House will not sign on to Christchurch call to stamp out online extremism amid free speech concerns

The White House will not sign an international agreement to combat online extremism brokered between French and New Zealand officials and top social media companies, amid U.S. concerns that the pact clashes with constitutional protections for free speech......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 15th, 2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Extremism

Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

White House Says It Won’t Sign Global Pact for Tougher Measures on Online Violence

Citing free speech protections in the United States, the Trump administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which calls for the largest internet platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content online......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

Trump Administration Balks at Global Pact to Crack Down on Online Extremism

Citing American’s free speech protections, the administration said it would not endorse the ‘Christchurch Call,’ which urges major online platforms to eradicate violent and extremist content......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytMay 15th, 2019

White House Won"t Sign Global Pact To "Combat Extremism" Due To 1st Amendment Concerns

White House Won"t Sign Global Pact To "Combat Extremism" Due To 1st Amendment Concerns.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 15th, 2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say

A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government experts......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 17th, 2019

Seth Meyers Defends "Filthy" and "Mean" Michelle Wolf Amid White House Correspondents" Dinner Backlash

"So just know that when you call her filthy, you are right. She is filthy. And she is mean, which is what we love about her," said Meyers on his Monday night show......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 1st, 2018

Reliable Sources: Bad optics for White House; Bloomberg reassigns reporter

A version of this article first appeared in the Reliable Sources newsletter. You can sign up for free right here......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 28th, 2018

Trump Tells 7-Year-Old Boy That Santa Isn"t Real

The White House had already easily met its Christmas controversy quota by shuttering the government, pulling out of Syria and browbeating the chairman of the Federal Reserve during the runup to the holiday. But amid all of the outrage and virtue-sign.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 25th, 2018

Redditor allowed to stay anonymous, court rules

In a copyright lawsuit, a Jehovah's Witness has been given protections regarding anonymous online free speech......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 23rd, 2019

Hollywood has its free-speech moment in fight over movie spoilers

Content creators have been trying to restrain what critics and consumers say about their movies online, particularly when it comes to plot revelations. Many in the media have pushed back......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 22nd, 2019

Pelosi accuses Trump of a ‘coverup’ as tensions mount

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday accused President Trump of being “engaged in a coverup” amid a tense standoff between White House and the Democratic-controlled House over access to sensitive documents and testimony from key advisers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2019

DOJ Gives McGahn Immunity From Nadler Subpoena

The Department of Justice has given former White House Counsel Don McGahn immunity from having to testify in front of Congress amid allegations t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 20th, 2019

Trump administration delays auto tariffs for up to 6 months

The White House had to decide by Saturday whether to slap tarifffs on autos over what it calls national security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2019

Trump administration delays auto tariffs for up to 6 months

The White House had to decide by Saturday whether to slap tarifffs on autos over what it calls national security concerns......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 17th, 2019

The Technology 202: Silicon Valley pans White House bias tool as a gimmick

Privacy advocates have more serious concerns......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 17th, 2019

Huawei willing to sign "no-spy" pacts with governments: chairman

Huawei is willing to sign no-spy agreements with governments, including Britain, the Chinese telco company's chairman said on Tuesday, amid U.S. pressure on European countries to shun the firm over espionage concerns......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2019

Dow opens lower, set for worst week of 2019 amid tariff battle; Wall St. awaits Uber"s IPO

U.S. stocks opened modestly lower Friday, with the three main benchmarks poised for their worst weekly losses of 2019, amid the White House's decision to impose higher tariffs on China goods. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 64 points, or 0.3%.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2019

Stocks close little changed amid lingering China trade jitters

Stocks tried to rebound from a deep sell-off after President Donald Trump said in a tweet that China is coming this week to make a deal, comments later affirmed by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2019

Stocks close little changed amid lingering China trade jitters

Stocks tried to rebound from a deep sell-off after President Donald Trump said in a tweet that China is coming this week to make a deal, comments later affirmed by White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 8th, 2019