‘Make social media firms legally responsible for tackling fraud’

Social media companies should be made legally responsible for removing scam adverts from their networks and protecting users from fraud, the head of a policing body has said. James Thomson, chairman of the City of London Police Authority Board, will tell an audience, including security minister Damian Hinds, on Thursday that tougher measures to tackle… Continue reading ‘Make social media firms legally responsible for tackling fraud’

Facebook’s Giphy Legally Avoided Filing for Deal, Experts Say

Giphy paid dividends to shareholders before Facebook bought it in 2020, Bloomberg reported.  That lowered the value of Giphy’s assets, exempting it from telling officials of the deal before it closed. Experts say the move was completely legal at the time, and it highlights potential holes in antitrust laws. Loading Something is loading. US authorities… Continue reading Facebook’s Giphy Legally Avoided Filing for Deal, Experts Say