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Adult Entertainment Industry Sues Again Over Law Requiring Age Verification

Backers of such age-verification laws say they protect children from widespread pornography online, while opponents say the laws are vague and raise privacy concerns.

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New York Considers Regulating What Children See in Social Media Feeds

Legislation would allow parents to block their children from getting social media posts curated by a platform’s algorithm, which critics argue keep young users glued to their screens.

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White House Pushes Tech Industry To Shut Down Market for Abusive AI Deepfakes

New generative AI tools have made it easy to transform someone’s likeness into a sexually explicit AI deepfake and share those realistic images across chatrooms or social media.

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America’s Adversaries Will Try to Use AI to Influence Election, Security Officials Warn

Previous efforts by federal agencies to call out foreign disinformation on platforms have become caught up in debates over government surveillance and First Amendment rights.

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TikTok Creators Sue US Government Over Law That Could Ban Platform

Attorneys for the creators argue that the law violates users’ First Amendment rights to free speech, echoing arguments made by TikTok in a separate lawsuit filed last week.

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TikTok To Start Labeling AI-Generated Content as Technology Becomes More Universal

TikTok will begin labeling content created using artificial intelligence when it’s been uploaded from outside its own platform in an attempt to combat misinformation.

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TikTok Sues US to Block Law That Could Ban the Social Media Platform

The platform and its Chinese parent company argue that the law vaguely paints it as a threat to national security to get around the First Amendment.

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Lawsuit Against Meta Asks If Facebook Users Have Right To Control Their Feeds

The lawsuit centers on a provision of Section 230, which is often used to protect internet companies from liability for things posted on their sites.

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