Category Archives: Ethics

  1. The Illusory Truth Effect: The more someone sees “fake news,” the more they believe it

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    June 23, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    A study done by Yale University’s Department of Psychology, Department of Economics, and School of Management concluded that “even a …
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  2. Man fined $4,000 for clicking the Like button of defamatory Facebook posts

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    June 15, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Here’s a twist.  A Swiss man has been fined roughly $4,000 bucks for clicking the Like button on Facebook.  Yup, …
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  3. Social media companies facing fines for failing to remove hate speech, illegal content quickly enough

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    May 22, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Social Media is under attack again in Great Britain as government officials debate fines if Facebook and Twitter don’t remove …
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  4. FTC cracks down on Zombie Cookies that track your online behavior even after you opt-out

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    May 11, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    The Federal Trade Commission has finalized a settlement with Turn over its use of Supercookies (also called Zombie Cookies). The …
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  5. Congress shall make no law abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press

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    March 30, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    I put this up right outside my office door to remind everybody who walks into our TV station how important …
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  6. Three challenges for the web, according to its inventor

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    March 13, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Al Gore jokes aside, the man credited with creating the WWW in web addresses says we’ve got some big problems …
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  7. How to label something Fake News on Facebook and have the fact-checkers take a look

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    March 7, 2017 by Paul Dughi

    Have you seen the “Disputed News” flag on Facebook articles yet? If not, you will soon. It hasn’t rolled out …
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