Russia issues ‘metaverse’ warning

February 6, 2022

Regulators in Russia are looking into the possibility of new restrictions on virtual reality (VR), saying they are worried that it could enable illegal activity, while acknowledging that the “metaverse” also offers new possibilities for human interaction. | Read more|

China Mines Social Media Data For Info On Foreign Targets: Report

January 1, 2022

China is mining Western social media to equip its military and police with information on foreign targets, according to a new report by The Washington Post. This revelation was made following the review of hundreds of Chinese bidding documents, contracts, and company filings. | Read more|

Tripura violence: After SC lawyers, 102 social media accounts face UAPA charge

November 7, 2021

Three days after they charged four Supreme Court lawyers under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA), police in Tripura have invoked the same stringent anti-terrorism law against 102 social media handles, and served notices on US-based Internet companies seeking detailed information on the owners of these acc | Read more|

Facebook Whistleblower Blasts Meta Rebrand

November 2, 2021

In her first public address since she leaked a trove of damaging documents about Facebook's inner workings, whistleblower Frances Haugen urged her former boss, Mark Zuckerberg, to step down and allow change rather than devoting resources to a rebrand. | Read more|