Google tightens UK policy on financial ads after watchdog pressure over scams – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes The UK’s more expansive, post-Brexit role in digital regulation continues to be felt today via a policy change by Google which has announced that it will, in the near future, only run ads for financial products and services when the advertiser in question has been verified by the financial watchdog, the FCA. The Google Ads … Read more

Washington’s campaign against Chinese-linked academics is under pressure as another case collapses

Reading Time: 12 minutes Advocates say the China Initiative has become an excuse for racial profiling, part of a long US history of treating Asian-Americans as untrustworthy foreigners. In 1882 the Chinese Exclusion Act barred Chinese immigrants from entering the country for 10 years, and during World War II the federal government detained hundreds of thousands of innocent Japanese-Americans. … Read more