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Loot boxes in games are gambling and should be banned for kids, say UK MPs

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UK MPs have called for the government to regulate the games industry’s use of loot boxes under current gambling legislation — urging a blanket ban...
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Adarga closes £5M Series A funding for its Palantir-like AI platform

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AI startup Adarga has closed a £5 million Series A fundraising by Allectus Capital. But this news rather cloaks the fact that it’s been building...
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Online platforms need a super regulator and public interest tests for mergers, says UK parliament report

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The latest policy recommendations for regulating powerful Internet platforms comes from a U.K. House of Lord committee that’s calling for an overarching digital regulator to...
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Social media should have “duty of care” towards kids, UK MPs urge

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Social media platforms are being urged to be far more transparent about how their services operate and to make “anonymised high-level data” available to researchers...
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Zuckerberg gets joint summons from UK and Canadian parliaments

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Two separate parliamentary committees, in the UK and Canada, have issued an unprecedented international joint summons for Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear before them....
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Faux information inquiry requires social media levy to defend democracy

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A UK parliamentary committee which has been operating a multi-month investigation into the influence of on-line disinformation on political campaigning — and on democracy itself...