Online platforms should be held responsible for social media content: IBM

IBM has proposed changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA 230). If its proposals are incorporated into law, they will materially impact social media companies including Facebook, Facebook’s WhatsApp and Instagram as well as Alphabet Inc’s YouTube, to name a few. In a significant development, International Business Machines (IBM) Corp has proposed…

Apple removes 25k apps from its App store to comply to Chinese regulations

The development underscores the strict rules companies have to comply in to operate in China with Beijing’s regulator trying to create a cyberspace with enhanced censorship policies. Apple has stated it has withdrawn lottery apps from its App Store in China midst tightening regulations and a barrage of criticism from China’s state media. According to…