Tag: Act

  • Canada’s On the internet News Act Targets Facebook and Google

    Canada’s On the internet News Act Targets Facebook and Google

    The Canadian Parliament has handed a regulation that will have to have know-how businesses to pay out domestic news retailers for linking to their content articles, prompting the proprietor of Facebook and Instagram to say that it would pull information articles or blog posts from both platforms in the country. The legislation, passed on Thursday,…

  • How the Internet Ruined the Act of Shaming

    How the Internet Ruined the Act of Shaming

    In The Shame Machine, mathematician Cathy O’Neil provides an anecdote about George Wallace, the racist governor of Alabama shot down by a would-be assassin, then frequented in the hospital by Rep. Shirley Chisholm, a Black congresswoman. They ended up the two operating for president in 1972. Chisholm is a towering ethical figure. Wallace is not.…