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A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin,
Online giants are getting better at taking down antisemitism in Spanish

Watchdog Observatorio Web identified 500 videos in Spanish espousing Holocaust denial, which YouTube has now taken down.

By JTA STAFF
08/10/2020
U.S. House of Representatives votes on Trump impeachment on Capitol Hill in Washington on December 1
US House panel urges Congress to break tech giants, change antitrust laws

The report urged Congress to allow antitrust enforcers more leeway in stopping companies from purchasing potential rivals, something that is now difficult.

By REUTERS
07/10/2020
Google responds after search term yields antisemitic allusion to Holocaust

Upon running an image search for "Jewish baby strollers," users would see row upon row of portable ovens — an offensive allusion to the Holocaust.

A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin,
Seemingly innocuous Google search yields antisemitic allusion to Holocaust

Google says it’s looking into the search results and wants to improve them. But according to researchers, the results may not be an accident.

By BEN SALES/JTA
26/09/2020
Google, Apple, Spotify called to remove French rapper’s antisemitic songs

Corleone sings in his 10th album, The Phantom Threat, about wanting his children to “live like Jewish investors” and of being “determined like Adolf.”

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
23/09/2020
An illuminated Google logo is seen inside an office building in Zurich, Switzerland December 5, 2018
Google awards grant to Tel Aviv University to help fight COVID-19

The Google Israel office has not only been a key contributor to the fight against the novel coronavirus, but also serves as a center that protects populations faced with natural disasters.

Ynet CEO interrogated ahead of failed Taboola-Outbrain merger - report

The raid on Ynet's offices was reportedly part of an investigation carried out by the Competition Authority surrounding the planned merger of Taboola and Outbrain, two Israeli startups.

European Union flags fly outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels
Facebook, Google, Twitter urged by EU to do more against fake news

The companies, including Mozilla and trade bodies for the advertising industry, signed up to the code in 2018 in a bid to stave off more heavy-handed regulation.

By REUTERS
10/09/2020
TikTok skips Knesset meeting on antisemitic online content

"We are happy to meet with members of the Knesset to address their questions and look forward to engaging with them at the earliest opportunity," TikTok told 'The Jerusalem Post' on Wednesday.

06/08/2020
A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin,
Israeli AI start-up to partner with Google

The partnership is part of an ongoing effort by Rise.ai to provide small business with the means to successfully survive the coronavirus pandemic.

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