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Tech Tuesday: Social Media Censorship

Aug 13, 2019

The White House is calling for significant changes in how large tech companies manage speech on their websites.

A draft executive order from the White House would put the Federal Communications Commission in charge of developing new regulations clarifying how and when the law protects social media websites when they remove or suppress speech on their platforms.

Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: social media censorship and more.

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Advancements in artificial intelligence have led to applications within surveillance systems.  Startups have begun to integrate AI technology in CCTV, in an effort to better organize and locate video files. We'll look at the pros and cons of AI in surveillance. 

Also, a look at digital screen addiction and how to curb an obsession with our devices. 

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It took less than a day for the participants at DefCon, an annual computer security and hacking conference, to find vulnerabilities in five different types of voting machines. Although the hackers weren't able to alter the votes and needed physical access to hack the machines, the flaws found at DefCon could sprout future issues that make voting machines more susceptible to hackers. 

Coming up, we're talking about hacking voting machines, robocalls and the latest in tech.   

Tech Tuesday: Music Streaming, New Apps, BlackBerry

Sep 29, 2015
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Music streaming websites such as Pandora and Spotify have become popular, in part, because they tailor playlists to match your taste. Some services use data crunching programs to map your favorite jams, but others are finding that curating best music is more art than science.. Also, BlackBerry has announced that they will release their first ever smartphone running an Android OS.