California's Newsom Signs Bill Requiring Social Media Firms Transparency

California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Tuesday he had signed a bill into law requiring transparency of social media companies, a move that could draw criticism from tech firms and industry groups. The law, AB-587, will require social media companies to publicly post their policies regarding hate speech, disinformation, harassment and extremism on their platforms, […]

California Appeals Court Rules No Arbitration in Cisco Caste Bias Case

Cisco Systems Inc on Friday lost a court appeal to move to private arbitration a case over alleged caste discrimination in its Silicon Valley offices, where managers of Indian descent are accused of bias against a fellow employee from India. The networking gear and business software company has denied the allegations. It had argued to […]