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Nectar Gan / South China Morning Post:
Weibo orders users to verify their real names by September 15 following China's new restrictions on anonymous online conversation   —  Deadline comes as government seeks to tighten its grip on online speech ahead of next month's Communist Party congress  —  China's Twitter-like microblogging site Weibo …
Sep 9, 2017, 5:30 AMIn context
CCTV News:
China will require owners to register drones that weigh more than 250 grams starting in June   —  The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) announced on Tuesday that the country will implement real-name registrations for civilian drones amid a major upswing in problems …
May 18, 2017, 7:25 AMIn context
MacKeeper:
Major spam group River City Media left 1.4B email addresses, combined with real names, IPs, and often physical addresses, exposed online   —  Today we release details on the innerworkings of a massive, illegal spam operation.  The situation presents a tangible threat to online privacy …
Mar 6, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
Uber and Lyft respond to Senator Al Franken's questions about discrimination by drivers, defend use of riders' real names and pictures in profiles   —  Uber and Lyft have responded to Senator Al Franken's questions regarding potential racial discrimination against passengers.
Dec 30, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context
Kate Conger / TechCrunch:
China passes controversial cybersecurity law that restricts online anonymity, requires local data storage, and vague “technical support” to aid law enforcement   —  The Chinese government has passed new cybersecurity regulations Nov. 7 that will put stringent new requirements on technology companies operating in the country.
Nov 7, 2016, 3:15 AMIn context
Megan Rose Dickey / TechCrunch:
In letter to Uber and Lyft about potential discrimination by drivers, Sen. Al Franken questions the use of passengers' real names and pictures in profiles   —  Senator Al Franken has some questions for Uber and Lyft about racial discrimination following the recently released study …
Nov 3, 2016, 7:05 PMIn context
Emily Yoshida / The Verge:
Interview with users and creator of Ohlala, a Berlin based casual dating app, often referred to as “Uber for escorts”   —  Tara* had struck gold.  After spending a lazy Saturday afternoon browsing through the dating app she was currently experimenting with, she hit it off …
Jul 16, 2016, 6:05 AMIn context
Adam Jourdan / Reuters:
New Chinese rules for mobile app developers require user verification with real-name registration and preservation of user activity logs for 60 days   —  China has tightened rules for mobile app developers including requiring real-name registration and preserving users' activity logs …
Jun 28, 2016, 5:00 AMIn context
Juliana Reyes / Backchannel:
Profile of 50onRed, a company that bills itself as a digital advertising firm, but makes money from ad injections   —  50onRed is a fixture in Philly's tech scene.  But there's something the leadership didn't talk about, even with some of its own staff.  —  The company seemed like the perfect place for Tyler.
Jun 4, 2016, 6:10 AMIn context
Oculus:
Oculus to roll out social features and games to Samsung Gear VR on Thursday, will add personalized Facebook content to 360 videos next week   —  Join Friends in VR with New Oculus Social Features  —  Now you can experience games, videos, and more with friends in VR!
Mar 9, 2016, 6:40 PMIn context

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