Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers Classifieds

Facebook, Google not ‘arbiters of truth,’ committee hears

News | 02/15/2017 12:24 am EST

OTTAWA — Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.’s Google Canada told members of Parliament Tuesday they don’t see themselves as “arbiters of truth” in the ongoing challenge to address the problem of false news stories being shared via their respective platforms, but that they are increasing the measures they take to stem the flow.

To keep reading, get a free trial.

Already a Subscriber?

Related Stories

Proposed Quebec privacy law overhaul ‘concerning’: Bell lawyer

News | 10/20/2020 6:17 pm EDT

Speaking Tuesday morning at an online event, Bell assistant general counsel Ruby Barber said that a proposed overhaul of Quebec's privacy law -- known as Bill 64 -- is "concerning" for a number of...

Watchdog finds Telus ad on wireless prices misled consumers

News | 09/03/2020 4:04 pm EDT

Canada’s advertising standards body has found Telus Corp. made misleading claims in a full-page newspaper advertisement in which the company claimed it was a “myth that Canadians pay some of the...

Rogers profits down 53% in ‘most volatile’ quarter

News | 07/22/2020 6:04 pm EDT

Rogers Communications Inc. posted a 17 per cent fall in revenue and a 53 per cent drop in profits in the second quarter, numbers that reflected the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns that began in...

Reuse & Permissions

Unauthorized distribution, transmission, reuse or republication of any and all content is strictly prohibited. To discuss re-use of this material, please contact:

Customer Care, 613-688-8821 | subscriptions@hilltimes.com