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Facebook's algorithms for detecting hate speech will no longer be "race-blind," according to a new Washington Post report. The company's systems will prioritize cracking down on hate speech against Black, Muslim, Jewish, mixed-raced, and LGBTQ populations, an effort to root out the "worst of the worst."

Previously, Facebook was equally vigilant in taking down slurs against privileged groups, including white people and men. But now, its system will place a higher priority on removing statements like "gay people are disgusting" than "men are pigs," according to the Post.

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"We know that hate speech targeted towards underrepresented groups can be the most harmful, which is why we have focused our technology on finding the hate speech that users and experts tell us is the most serious," Facebook spokeswoman Sally Aldous told the Post.

In a complaint filed Wednesday, the National Labor Relations Board said Google illegally surveilled and fired two employees, Laurence Berland and Kathryn Spiers, as part of its effort to crack down on labor organizing.

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The Senate Commerce Committee voted 14-12 to advance Nathan Simington, a close Trump ally and Section 230 critic, to the Federal Communications Commission. The full Senate will still have to consider his nomination, but the committee's party-line vote on Wednesday suggests he could make it through the Republican upper chamber.

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The Tesla and SpaceX CEO tops Fortune's list for the second time, having previously won in 2013. The 2020 list is dominated by tech figures: AMD's Lisa Su is #2, Nvidia's Jensen Huang is #3, and Netflix's Reed Hastings is at #4.

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President Trump has threatened to veto the National Defense ization Act, which is expected to ize $740 billion of military funding, unless the bill is changed to include a repeal of Section 230.

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Microsoft has removed features from Microsoft 365 that enabled administrators to track individual users' "Productivity Score."

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Pinterest is facing a shareholder lawsuit over allegations that the company's leaders enabled a culture of race and gender discrimination.

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The Facebook Oversight Board will review six cases in its first round of deliberations over Facebook's content moderation decisions.

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