Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro was accused of illegal campaign practices — allegedly, he would have allowed and encouraged sympathetic businessmen to pay for and spread defamatory messages on WhatsApp about his adversary and his party.
Alex Stamos, former chief of security at Facebook, says the US is not prepared for the 2018 midterms. In an interview with NBC, Stamos said that the US has failed to take aggressive steps to fix the clear vulnerabilities of election attacks and hacking.
Republicans renewed on Wednesday their fight against major social media platforms this time targeting Twitter. During a congressional hearing, GOP lawmakers slammed the platform for being “biased” against conservative voices.
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanagh faced a lengthy grilling at the capitol on Wednesday. Kavanagh refused to address a question by one of the panelists whether a sitting president should be subpoenaed.