Angela Merkel has said Russia could try to influence Germany’s general elections next year through cyber-attacks or disinformation campaigns, after Washington accused the Kremlin of similar meddling in the US vote.
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Time For Truth: (The Guardian) – Russian cyber-attacks could influence German election, says Merkel
Facebook, Twitter, Google and Microsoft are not acting quickly enough to tackle hate speech, according to the European Commission, which has told the companies to get their act together.
If the Silicon Valley companies do not speed up their response to tackling illegal hate speech on their platforms, they will be be held accountable under European law, the Commission said Sunday.
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A police officer has undergone potentially lifesaving surgery after he was shot in the head while on duty near a college in downtown Detroit.
Collin Rose, 29, was shot just a few blocks from Wayne State University about 6.45pm on Tuesday, and was then rushed to the Detroit Receiving Hospital for surgery.
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A suicide bomber has killed at least 27 people at a Shia Muslim mosque in the Afghan capital, Kabul.
Many more were wounded in the blast at an annual Shia ceremony at the Baqir ul Olum mosque in the west of the city.
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Time For Truth: (BBC News) – Afghanistan Kabul mosque suicide attack kills dozens
The largest telecommunications company in the world wants to serve as a watchdog for all drones in the United States — and in the process, play a major role in supervising the national airspace.
On Nov. 10, AT&T announced that it was collaborating with NASA to develop an Unmanned Aircraft System Traffic Management program to allow agencies to monitor drones. An AT&T release states this program will make it safer for drone operators to plan and monitor flight paths, navigate drones, and use drones for surveillance. The company stated that its main focus is to lower the risk of drone-related cyberattacks.