|New WAM Initiative on Gender Harassment on Twitter|
November 22nd, 2014
Women, Action & the Media (WAM!) has a collaboration with Twitter, aiming to cut down on the harassment of women on the popular social media platform.vWAM! is running a pilot project to support all Twitter users experiencingvharassment and abuse on the platform due to their gender. Users are invited to use thisvsimple form to report it :
WAM! will escalate validated reports to Twitter and track Twitter’s responses to different kinds of gendered harassment. At the end of the pilot test period, WAM! will analyzethe data collected and use it to work with Twitter to better understand how gendered harassment functions on their platform, and to improve their responses to it.
|Keep Broadcast Access Affordable|
by Tracy Rosenberg, Media Alliance
May 8th, 2014
This brief statement was submitted by MA to the House Judiciary Committee asking for full broadcast access on the lowest-priced cable system tiers.
|Google Pays $17 Million Fine for Privacy Violations|
by Attorney General of Maryland
The Attorney General alleged that Google’s circumvention of the default privacy settings in Safari for blocking third-party cookies violated state consumer protection and related computer privacy laws. The states claimed that Google failed to inform Safari users that it was circumventing their privacy settings and that Google’s earlier representation that third-party cookies were blocked for Safari users was misleading.
|May 2012 NSA Audit|
by National Security Agency, Washington Post
August 19th, 2013
Here is the May 2012 NSA audit documenting 2,776 violations of the blanket surveillance regulatory codes in one year.