Twitter says Russians spent ~$1k on six Brexit-related ads – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch Twitter has disclosed that Russian-backed accounts spent $1,031.99 to buy six Brexit-related ads on its platform during last year’s European Union referendum vote. The ads in question were purchased during the regulated period […]

As Cook and Pichai leave China, Valley confronts rising internet tyranny in world’s second largest market – TechCrunch

Shared from TechCrunch It’s been a bad few months for internet freedom in China (and really a bad few decades, but who is counting?). The government brought into force a broad-ranging “cybersecurity law” earlier this […]