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British media pressured to inform on rioters

British officials are pressuring media organizations like The Guardian, the BBC, the Times, ITN and Sky News to give police all their footage of the recent spates of rioting so authorities can comb it for suspects. Media organizations said this week they’re resisting informal requests for footage from the London Metro…

Facebook under fire for facial recognition software

WASHINGTON — Facebook is coming under fire for a feature that uses facial recognition software to allow members to tag pictures of their friends on the social network. The “Tag Suggestions” feature made its debut on Facebook in the United States six months ago but has drawn renewed attention this…