Corporate Responsibility

Over 300 cases of child exploitation went unnoticed by Facebook – study

"Facebook failed to catch hundreds of cases of child exploitation on its platform over the past six years, a study published on Wednesday found. The site was used as a medium to sexually exploit children in at least 366 cases between January 2013 and December 2019, a report from the not-for-profit investigative group Tech Transparency Project [TTP] analyzing Department of Justice news releases found."

Google grilling

"The nonprofit watchdog Campaign for Accountability, citing a recent Wall Street Journal report on Google’s “blacklists” of certain phrases or terms to shape search results, sent a letter to Senate leaders raising concerns about Google’s recent testimony on the topic. (A Google spokesperson told MT “the testimony was 100% accurate.”)"

Watchdog Calls for Criminal Investigation of Google VP for Potentially Lying to Congress about Company Blacklists

On November 21, 2019, CfA asked the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on the Constitution, to refer Karan Bhatia, Vice President for Government Affairs & Public Policy at Google, to the U.S. Department of Justice for investigation into whether Mr. Bhatia may have provided false testimony to the committee during a hearing concerning Google’s manipulation of search results.

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