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Ohio Files Lawsuit to Declare Google Public Utility

The state of Ohio filed a lawsuit on Tuesday targeting Google. This lawsuit is unusual in that it aims to declare the popular multinational technology company a public utility. According to the state’s Republican attorney general, this step would prevent the major tech company from giving favored treatment to its products. Attorney General David Yost … Read more

TikTok Sued By Dutch Parents for Violating Child Privacy Rules

The popular video-sharing app TikTok has experienced many grievances regarding child privacy breaches 👶 since its establishment. The company now faces another grievance in the same area: a parent group from the Netherlands filed a $1.7 billion lawsuit against the company in Amsterdam. The Market Information Research Foundation, the organization responsible for filing this lawsuit, … Read more

Google Agrees to Pay $268 Million Fine to France Over Antitrust Practices

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Google has agreed to settle a $268 million 💰 fine levied by French authorities over alleged antitrust practices. The tech giant’s actions resolve a 2019 antitrust lawsuit from the national competition regulator of France, Autorité de la Concurrence. The regulator accused Google of abusing 💪 its superior rank in the industry. Here’s the story.  What’s … Read more

Tech Industry Groups Are Suing Florida Over New Social Media Rules

The tech groups NetChoice and CCIA are filing a lawsuit 📜 against Florida over its new laws regulating social media networks. The two organizations—which represent larger online business such as Intel, Google, and various others—claim the senate bill breaches the constitutional rights of private companies. The bill seeks to moderate how large social media apps … Read more

Steven Crowder Sues YouTube Over Content Moderation Policies

Anyone who spends time on social media has likely heard 👂 or seen 👀 memes about conspiracies that claim digital platforms are targeting and censoring conservatives. These claims have become louder following the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.  The latest victim of this alleged censorship is conservative entertainer Steven Crowder. He is … Read more

Judge Dismisses Twitter’s Lawsuit Against Texas Attorney General

A California judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by Twitter to block Attorney General Ken Paxton from retaliating against its decision to ban former President Donald Trump.  In a seven-page ruling, the judge explained that Twitter’s suit was untimely because when it was filed, Paxton had not carried out his January records request relating to … Read more

Voice Actor Sues TikTok Over Unlawful Use of Their Voice

TikTok is one of the fastest-growing social media platforms in the world, with a whopping 🤯 689 million active users worldwide. That statistic doesn’t include China, where 600 million people reportedly use a separate version of the app daily.  If you’re one of TikTok’s 1.3 billion active users, then you’ve probably used or seen the … Read more