AT&T Aims To Change Big Tech Protections

Telecom giant AT&T plans to push for changes to a federal law that protects companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter from liability for users’ posts. “There is no longer any reason that the nation’s most powerful online platforms should enjoy legal immunities unavailable to similarly-situated traditional companies,” AT&T EVP Joan Marsh said Monday in a blog post.

Risk Managers Fret Over Newsroom Liability

It’s time for the U.S. Department of Justice to clarify its new policies for investigating media newsrooms, argues Media Financial Management’s Mary M. Collins. Failing to do so means that publishers will continue to face large and uncertain expenses to protect their journalists and their reputation.