Facebook is reportedly planning to bring its free Internet program to the US

Facebook is reportedly preparing to introduce its free Internet program in the U.S., having faced opposition abroad. Free Basics by Facebook was banned in India earlier this year, will it suffer a similar fate at home?

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Apple, other tech companies decry North Carolina anti-LGBT law

Article Image Big tech companies like Apple, Facebook and Google have voiced opposition to the passing of a controversial North Carolina law that dissolves anti-discrimination protections for the LGBT community.

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Rev. Jesse Jackson lauds Tim Cook's stand against FBI demands

Article Image Chiming in on the Apple-FBI encryption debate, Rev. Jesse Jackson on Thursday came out in opposition of the U.S. government’s order demanding Apple create an iPhone encryption workaround, while praising CEO Tim Cook’s fight for civil liberties.

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Tim Cook slams UK spy bill that could require breakable encryption

Article Image Apple chief executive Tim Cook on Monday voiced staunch opposition to the UK’s proposed Investigatory Powers Bill, a measure that would force companies to retain customer data and may require them to install backdoors in any encrypted systems.

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Twitter slams controversial cybersecurity bill

Twitter is the latest tech heavyweight to voice its opposition to CISA, a controversial cybersecurity bill that could hit the Senate floor as early as Tuesday.

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Ousted HP CEO Carly Fiorina calls Apple's Tim Cook a hypocrite for stance on Indiana law

While many of Silicon Valley’s elite are in lockstep opposition to Indiana’s new “religious freedom” law, former Hewlett-Packard chief and potential Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has taken the other side, accusing Apple CEO Tim Cook of acting hypocritically by opposing Indiana’s law but continuing to do business in oppressive countries around the world.



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Tim Cook 'deeply disappointed' by new Indiana anti-gay law

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Friday stood in opposition to a new Indiana law that allows businesses in the state to legally discriminate against gays and lesbians, while calling on Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson to veto a similar measure that is set to hit his desk.



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