Tuesday, July 27

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Android, demanda, Google, Play Store, Tendencias

US sues Google for its Android policies | Digital Trends Spanish

In the United States, a new lawsuit has been filed against Google for what are considered anti-competitive practices related to the Android application store. The lawsuit is signed by attorneys general from 36 states, according to Bloomberg. In the text, it is accused that Google is implementing policies that limit the options of developers when these their products through the Android store. Among other details, the lawsuit says that the 30 percent charge for purchases made in Android applications is exaggerated and anti-competitive. But it is also claimed that Google paid competing companies to limit the implementation of their own stores and it is specifically mentioned that this has already happened with Samsung. PixabaySean Reyes, attorney for the state of Utah, also assured that...
demanda, filtros, Redes sociales, seguridad, snapchat

Snapchat removes its speed filter after several lawsuits | Digital Trends Spanish

Snapchat, the short video social network and forerunner of the face filter craze, has pulled one of the oldest and most controversial filters. It is a filter launched in 2013 and that uses the mobile's speed sensor to enable an acceleration meter in miles or kilometers per hour that is displayed on the screen. According to various reports, there were several accidents caused by drivers using the filter, prompting some affected families to sue Snapchat. According to NPR, the company announced in a statement that it has removed this feature "hardly used by Snapchatters." "And in light of that, we are going to eliminate it completely," he added. The company does not confirm at any time that the removal of the filter is related to the multiple lawsuits in which it has been involved. Also...
antimonopolio, demanda, Google, Negocios, Noticias

Date set for Google’s response to historic lawsuit | Digital Trends Spanish

A US court has set the date on which Google must respond to the historic monopoly lawsuit filed against it by the US Department of Justice. The court that is analyzing the case established December 19 as the deadline for the company, owned by Alphabet Inc., to present its defense. The Justice Department lawsuit, which was also bowed to by the governors of 11 states, accuses Google of maintaining an "illegal monopoly" in the Internet search and advertising market. Google had described the accusation as "deeply flawed", and that people use its search engine "because they want to, not because they are obliged to do so or because they cannot find alternatives." Why the US is suing Google Unsplash According to the charges brought by the US authorities, the company has violated current l...
antimonopolio, demanda, Estados Unidos, excesos, gobierno, Google, Internet, Ley, Noticias, plataformas, Redes sociales, usuarios

Controversial statements by former Google executive | Digital Trends Spanish

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt made controversial statements about people's attitudes on social media, which he called "amplifiers for idiots." During a conference organized by the Wall Street Journal, the businessman stated that "the context of social networks serving as amplifiers for idiots and crazy people is not what we intended." Schmidt, who is one of the people with the most Google shares, assured that the "excesses" that occur in social networks will cause greater regulation by the authorities in the coming years. "Unless the industry acts together in a really smart way, there will be regulation," he said according to an article by Bloomberg. Antitrust law In the same instance, the former executive took advantage of referring to the lawsuit by the United States government ...
abogados, contenido grafico, demanda, estrés, Google, moderadora, Noticias, Salud, Tendencias, videos, YouTube

Former moderator sues YouTube for severe psychological trauma | Digital Trends Spanish

A former YouTube content moderator is suing the company for failing to adequately protect her mental health and that of her peers after being forced to review long hours of artwork every day, according to an article published in The Verge. The plaintiff, who has remained anonymous, claims to have suffered severe psychological trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression as a result of her time working for the Google company. In that period, the person had to watch and review videos with images of high graphic content, which included scenes of cannibalism, rape of children, suicide, self-harm, assaults and shootings in schools, among others. “She has trouble sleeping and when she sleeps, she has horrible nightmares… She often stays up at night trying to sleep, p...
Acoso de género, acoso sexual, demanda, Elon Musk, Espacio, Julia CrowleyFarenga, Noticias, SpaceX

Intern Accuses Serious Sexual and Gender Harassment at SpaceX | Digital Trends Spanish

A major problem is the one that Elon Musk has under his arm, since his aerospace company SpaceX is being sued by a young intern who accuses them of sexual and gender harassment by their superiors. According Forbes, “Julia CrowleyFarenga worked as an intern at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, during the summers of 2015, 2016 and 2017, in the propulsion department, while completing her studies at Purdue University” and “the lawsuit, which is filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, it establishes that during his third summer at SpaceX, CrowleyFarenga was subjected to sexual and gender-based harassment by a line manager. CrowleyFarenga alleges that her complaints to SpaceX HR and its department vice president about the harassment were the "motivating factors" for...
Apple, demanda, logotipo, Opinión, Prepear

Pear matters: Apple is right to defend its logo | Digital Trends Spanish

The headline was already made: "Apple charges against two small businessmen" or "Apple throws its lawyers against a small firm" ... As you may have known, the Cupertino giant has sent A notification to a small firm demanding - on pain of legal action - the removal of the logo of an innocent pear that, on paper, does not have to worry the Cupertino people. We are talking about an iconic company, which turns everything it touches into gold, worried about a seemingly harmless little project. An easy speech that has an obvious answer that we are going to develop: Apple is right. First, the facts. At the beginning of August, the account SuperHealthyKids from Instagram, at the time, owner of Prepear - an app to make the shopping list, whose logo is at the center of the con...
Datos biométricos, demanda, Facebook, Instagram, Noticias, Redes sociales

Instagram sued for collecting biometric data | Digital Trends Spanish

One information disclosed by Bloomberg This August 12, it states that Facebook has received a lawsuit as a company due to a legal action that indicates that its subsidiary, photo and video platform, Instagram, is collecting biometric data from users. In the new lawsuit, filed Monday, August 10, in state court in Redwood City, California, the company is accused of collecting, storing and profiting from this personal information of more than 100 million users on the social network, without their knowledge or consent. "Last month, the social media company offered to pay $ 650 million to settle a lawsuit in which it was accused of illegally collecting biometric data through a photo tagging tool provided to Facebook users," Bloomberg quotes . Aytac Unal / Anadolu Agency / Ge...
argentina, Cristina Fernández, Cristina Kirchner, demanda, Google, Noticias, Tendencias

Cristina Kirchner sues Google for appearing as a thief | Digital Trends Spanish

The vice president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kichner, sued Google on Thursday, August 6, since her name in the search engine appears immediately related on its first page to a giant painting that says "Thief of the Argentine Nation." Quoting the newspaper The nation from Buenos Aires, “Through her lawyers, the former president made a judicial presentation before the Federal Civil and Commercial Jurisdiction to request urgent computer expertise as an early test. His defense requests that “all necessary means be arbitrated to download and store all the data associated with the name Cristina Fernández de Kirchner and Cristina Kirchner, from 05/17/2020 until the day this expert opinion is carried out. arise from the content of the knowledge panel of the Google se...