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Facebook Must Sell Instagram, US Govt Argues

The US Federal Trade Commission has renewed its antitrust legal case against Facebook, arguing that the social media giant is an illegal monopoly and that it should be forced to sell Instagram and WhatsApp.

Is Apple Actually Going to Snoop on Your Photos?

Is Apple actually snooping on your photos? Jefferson Graham wrote an article last week warning this based on the company's child safety announcement. An attention-grabbing headline? Certainly. Accurate? It’s complicated.

A Slippery Slope? Apple Will Soon Snoop on Your Photos

The photos on your iPhone will no longer be private to just you in the fall. The photos are still yours, but Apple’s artificial intelligence is going to be looking through them constantly.

TikTok Will Be Banned in the US on Sunday

The United States government just announced that the video-sharing social app TikTok and the social app WeChat will be banned in the US starting on Sunday "to protect the national security of the United States."

These May Soon Be the Standard Fees for Commercial Photos on Federal Land

In years past, major agencies that managed federal land weren't consistent in charging fees for commercial photography and filming on those lands. In 2000, a new law directed the government to develop a consistent fee structure for all federal lands, and the government is still working to iron out what those fees will be.

Photographer Shares Her Struggle to Access Coronavirus Relief Funds

In the US, small businesses have been struggling to access the COVID relief funds set aside for them in the original coronavirus stimulus package. And while additional funding is on the way, one Alabama photographer says that "hope is dwindling" she'll receive anything at all.