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¿Qué tan equitativa es la Justicia en Zoom?

Las audiencias judiciales se están volviendo virtuales en respuesta al coronavirus (COVID-19). Algunos estudios demuestran que pueden producirse resultados más severos para los acusados

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

¿Desea encontrar un público desinformado? Facebook ya lo hizo

Justo cuando se compromete a vigilar la desinformación que hay sobre COVID-19 en su plataforma, Facebook permite que los avisadores se dirijan a aquellos usuarios que están interesados en la “pseudociencia”

Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

Companies Made Millions Building Unemployment Websites That Didn’t Work

In at least one case, that same company is now getting pandemic-related contracts

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

Is This Amazon Review Bullshit?

Spotting the fakes isn’t always possible, but here are some tips

Tue, 21 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

Google Ad Portal Equated “Black Girls” with Porn

Searching Google’s ad buying portal for “Black girls” returned hundreds of terms leading to “adult content”

Thu, 23 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

How We Analyzed Google’s Search Results

Novel categorizations and “staining” techniques uncovered how much space on the search results page Google dedicates to itself

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

Google’s Top Search Result? Surprise! It’s Google

The search engine dedicated almost half of the first page of results in our test to its own products, which dominated the coveted top of the page

Tue, 28 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

Congressman Says The Markup Investigation Proves Google Has Created a “Walled Garden”

Comment comes as part of big tech CEO grilling by antitrust committee

Wed, 29 Jul 2020 17:42:35 +0000

Tech CEOs Face Aggressive Questioning at Congressional Antitrust Hearing

Lawmakers allege abuse of monopoly power and political bias

Thu, 30 Jul 2020 08:00:00 +0000

Data Brokers May Report COVID-19–Related Evictions for Years

Scant rules around tenant background screenings mean money woes during the pandemic’s economic slowdown will haunt some tenants, even if they pay up

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 08:00:00 +0000

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