Morning brief: Trump blasts hearings on US Capitol riots, EU warns big tech companies, and more

After former US Attorney General Bill Barr lambasted former President Donald Trump, the latter has now blasted the Capitol riot hearings as a “mockery of justice.” Reuters news agency reported that the European Union had warned tech giants Google, Facebook and Twitter to tackle deepfakes or be prepared to face adverse consequences.

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‘Mockery of justice’: Trump slams US Capitol riot hearings


Slamming the Democratic-led panel calling it “a kangaroo court, hoping to distract the American people from the great pain they are going through,” Trump said he should instead focus on the bigger issues. wide of the country.

European Union warns Google, Facebook and Twitter against cracking down on deepfakes or risking harmful consequences: report


As part of its crackdown on fake news, the European Commission is expected to publish the updated code of practice on disinformation on Thursday.

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