CNET: Put a stop to coronavirus price gouging, state AGs tell Amazon, Facebook and others

CNET: Put a stop to coronavirus price gouging, state AGs tell Amazon, Facebook and others. “Thirty-four state attorneys general are calling on companies like Amazon, Craigslist, Facebook, eBay and Walmart to take a harder stance of price gouging in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. The letters to each company cite specific examples, like a Craigslist ad for a 2-liter bottle of Purell Advanced hand sanitizer with a $250 price tag. While the attorneys general acknowledge that these companies have taken steps toward curtailing price gouging, the latter calls for further action.”

Washington Post: U.S. combats martial law conspiracy theories as the National Guard assists in coronavirus response

Washington Post: U.S. combats martial law conspiracy theories as the National Guard assists in coronavirus response. “The Defense Department’s response to the coronavirus outbreak has expanded to include not only the expected deployment of tens of thousands of National Guardsmen, but also a growing effort to stamp out conspiracy theories that the United States will adopt martial law.”

CNET: Craigslist must remove posts that profit off coronavirus fears, NY AG says

CNET: Craigslist must remove posts that profit off coronavirus fears, NY AG says. “New York Attorney General Letitia James demanded that Craigslist remove posts attempting to illegally profit off of consumers’ coronavirus fears. James said she’s also calling for assurance that the company has policies in place to stop scammers.”

Reuters: Google parent Alphabet shared YouTube revenue after U.S. SEC request

Reuters: Google parent Alphabet shared YouTube revenue after U.S. SEC request . “Alphabet Inc began disclosing revenue for its YouTube video service this year after U.S. securities regulators asked the Google parent to give more ‘quantitative and qualitative’ data on the business, according to filings released Monday.”

The Siasat Daily: 2 US Senators slam Google for face mask ads

The Siasat Daily: 2 US Senators slam Google for face mask ads. “Two Democratic senators have slammed Google for allowing face mask-selling ads on its platform, asking the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to pursue enforcement action against the tech giant.”

CoinTelegraph: Brave Browser Delivers on Promise, Files GDPR Complaint Against Google

CoinTelegraph: Brave Browser Delivers on Promise, Files GDPR Complaint Against Google. “Now, the complaint is with the Irish Data Protection Commission. It accuses Google of violating Article 5(1)b of the GDPR. Dublin is Google’s European headquarters and, as Dr. Ryan explained to Cointelegraph, the Commission ‘is responsible for regulating Google’s data protection across the European Economic Area’.”