Big business could pull tens of billions of dollars from Facebook and Google if they cannot prevent fake news and harmful content
Proposed legislation wants to see those spreading false news online or operating hoax-spreading bots punished with jail terms of one to three years.
We may dream of colonizing Mars, but in the meantime, a moonbase is on the table.
The British government will publish a "statement of intent" to strengthen data protection laws, giving people the right to have their personal data deleted. Organizations that can't or won't delete data, or fail to report security breaches, can be fined up to £17 million or up to 4 percent of their global turnover.
Congress has until the end of the year to reauthorize the controversial surveillance law, which has been at the center of hundreds of constitutional violations over the past decade.