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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
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Yik Yak asks users to create user names for their posts but still allows posting anonymously   —  Yik Yak asks users to create user names in a step away from anonymity  —  Yik Yak, the anonymous social network popular on college campuses, is asking users to create user names.
Mar 8, 2016, 12:35 PMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Facebook rolls out expected changes to how it enforces real name policy, starting in US   —  Facebook is changing the way it enforces its real name policy  —  After enduring more than a year of criticism, Facebook is making major changes to the way it enforces its real name policy.
Dec 15, 2015, 1:21 PMIn context
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Raspberry Pi Foundation And U.K.'s Code Club Merge For Global Push To Get Kids Coding   —  Make way for ‘Pi Club’ (not its real name): The not-for-profit Raspberry Pi Foundation, makers of the wildly popular $35 Raspberry Pi microprocessor, and the U.K.-based volunteer-led charitable organization Code Club …
Nov 3, 2015, 9:10 AMIn context
Alex Kantrowitz / BuzzFeed:
Facebook tweaks real name policy: starting in December, users will be allowed to provide context when Facebook requires their name be “confirmed”   —  Facebook Responds To Open Letter Criticizing ‘Real Names’ Policy  —  Facebook today announced a couple of process improvements meant …
Oct 30, 2015, 2:30 PMIn context

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