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    Social media app Parler goes dark as Amazon, Apple and Google pull support

    Parler, a largely unmoderated social network popular among America’s far-right movement, went dark on Monday as Amazon Web Services revoked its hosting. The platform is believed to have played a pivotal role in inciting last week’s storming of the US Capitol. Amazon’s move follows similar decisions by Google and Apple to remove Parler from their app stores. Also, China hits back at…

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    Coronavirus pandemic in China: Tracking apps boost state surveillance

    In China, mobile data is becoming a key tool in the fight against Covid-19. Across the country, local authorities are increasingly working hand in hand with the technology provided by health tracking apps. But according to The New York Times, some of the information is being shared with the Chinese police. Our Beijing correspondent Charles Pellegrin and his team report.…

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