BBC: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued over blocking people on Twitter

BBC: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sued over blocking people on Twitter. “US Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking people on Twitter. Former New York state assemblyman Dov Hikind and Joseph Saladino, a YouTube personality running for Congress, have filed the claims.”

CNET: Facebook again fails to block DC attorney general’s lawsuit

CNET: Facebook again fails to block DC attorney general’s lawsuit. “Washington, DC, Attorney General Karl Racine has said his court case against Facebook for last year’s Cambridge Analytica data breach will go ahead. Facebook’s second attempt to block the lawsuit has now failed, Racine tweeted Friday.”

ZDNet: Facebook’s bid to quash data breach lawsuit dismissed by judge

ZDNet: Facebook’s bid to quash data breach lawsuit dismissed by judge. “Facebook has failed in its attempt to prevent a lawsuit over a data breach impacting close to 30 million users from going to trial. As reported by Bloomberg, on June 21, a federal appeals court in San Francisco rejected the social media giant’s request to dismiss the court case out of hand.”

Tubefilter: Twitch Suing 100 Users Who Spammed ‘Artifact’ Game Category With Pornographic And Violent Content

Tubefilter: Twitch Suing 100 Users Who Spammed ‘Artifact’ Game Category With Pornographic And Violent Content. “Twitch is suing 100 people for flooding its site with pornography, gore, and graphic imagery, including livestreams of the Christchurch massacre footage. There’s only one problem: the Amazon-owned platform has no idea who these 100 people are.”

Ubergizmo: WhatsApp Warns Of Legal Action Against Abusers Of Its Platform

Ubergizmo: WhatsApp Warns Of Legal Action Against Abusers Of Its Platform. “Facebook-owned WhatsApp is the most popular cross-platform messaging service in the world. Operating at that scale presents its own set of challenges. The company has had to take several steps to ensure that its platform isn’t abused and not used for the spread of misinformation. WhatsApp is now threatening legal action against even those who merely claim that they have the ability to abuse its platform as many companies have emerged who claim to be able to do just that.”

The Register: Facebook ordered to open internal docs for investors livid about losing cash following data slurp scandal

The Register: Facebook ordered to open internal docs for investors livid about losing cash following data slurp scandal. “A court in Delaware has backed investors who want to see internal emails and other documents relating to how Facebook handed data on 50 million users to Cambridge Analytica.”

New York Times: French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle

New York Times: French Rock Star’s Instagram Defeats His Widow in Inheritance Battle. “Johnny Hallyday, known as the French Elvis, built his six-decade show business career on old-fashioned rock ’n’ roll, but he also kept up with the times technologically. From 2012, his Instagram account shared a canny mixture of the personal and the professional, promoting his tours, his albums and his image as one of France’s most enduring stars. And on Tuesday, it helped two of his children defeat his widow in the first stage of a legal battle over an inheritance that the French news media values at tens of millions of dollars.”