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Hasbro’s $3.8B Takeover Of Entertainment One Cleared By UK Antitrust Body

Deadline reports: "Hasbro’s $3.8B deal to acquire film and TV studio Entertainment One has been given the green light by the UK’s antitrust body....

Facebook accused of shutting out mobile competitors in lawsuit

The Verge reports: "Facebook is facing a Class Action Complaint from mobile app developers that allege the company revoked access to data in an...

Game Makers Stare Down Major Union Drive

Hollywood Reporter reports: "As global video game spending marked a new high in 2019 at $109 billion, per Nielsen’s SuperData division, calls to unionize...

Spotify, Warner Music Sign Global Deal, Ending Dispute in India

Variety reports: "Spotify and Warner Music announced early Tuesday morning that they have signed a global deal that ends the unusually bitter and public...

Facebook’s revised political advertising policy doubles down on division

The Verge reports: "In October, Facebook made the controversial decision to exempt most political ads from fact-checking. The announcement met with a swift backlash,...

TikTok may be edging closer to a sale

The Verge reports: "In November, we talked here about how some of the threats against TikTok were starting to add up. National security officials...

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified media

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook wants to be the arbiter of truth after all. At least when it comes to intentionally misleading deepfakes and heavily manipulated...

YouTube officially rolls out changes to children’s content following FTC settlement

The Verge reports: "YouTube executives have warned creators over the last few months that changes are coming to the platform to comply with a...

China’s New Internet Censorship Rules Outline Direction For Content

Variety reports: "Chinese authorities have approved a new set of comprehensive regulations that expand the scope of online censorship, emphasize the war against “negative”...

Facebook Fined Yet Again Over Cambridge Analytica Scandal

Forbes reports: "Brazil has fined Facebook 6.6 million reais ($1.64 million) for improper sharing of user data. The fine is the latest penalty levied...