Executive Order

TikTok US

US offers to exempt employees and contractors from TikTok executive order

The US has offered to exclude from President Trump’s executive order transactions that involve TikTok workers and contractors performing”their regular job duties and re...

Social Media Giants

Section 230: Senators propose reform to key US tech liability shield

Two US senators have introduced legislation to reform part of a federal law that largely exempts tech platforms such as Facebook and Twitter from legal liability for the material t...

Ted Cruz, Texas

Senator Ted Cruz seeks federal Twitter probe as Trump feuds with company

US Senator Ted Cruz has urged the Treasury and Justice Departments to investigate whether Twitter, which is embroiled in a feud with the White House, is violating US law by letting...

Social Media Giants

Trump to sign executive order on social media on Thursday – White House

US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on social media companies on Thursday, White House officials said after Trump threatened to shut down websites he accused of ...

Donald Trump

Trump threatens social media shutdown, Executive Order incoming

US President Donald Trump has threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his twe...