BBC launches ‘BBC Verify’ in newsrooms to combat fake news

The BBC, Britain’s public broadcaster, announced the launch of a new “disinformation” unit in its newsroom to combat claimed conspiracy theories and fake news. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), which is funded by a statutory fee on individuals who watch live television under penalty of fine or imprisonment, stated that its news division will include … Read more

TV awards website CRASHES after Nigel Farage’s nomination announcement

A TV awards website crashed moments after Nigel Farage told viewers he’d been nominated for a top gong. The Brexit champion has been nominated for News Presenter of the Year at the renowned TRIC Awards, which recognise the ‘great and the good’ of the business. However, just moments after Farage tweeted that he’d been nominated … Read more

Wikipedia to be banned in the UK to push Online Safety Bill campaign

The organisation that runs the world’s most popular online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia, has warned that it may be banned from the United Kingdom as a result of forthcoming censorship legislation. The British government’s newest attempt to regulate the internet may result in the blocking of UK users and contributors to Wikipedia, with the hosting Wikimedia Foundation … Read more

Brits warned of ‘new activity’ that picks up clues on your location, personal data, and interests via smartphone

Nearly half of Britons believe they have been the victim of ‘sonic snooping,’ in which advertisements for a product appear on your phone screen shortly after discussing it or seeing it on TV. NordVPN, a cybersecurity firm, has confirmed that this phenomenon is occurring as a result of apps listening in on background noise – … Read more