The Trump administration is stepping up its scrutiny into whether Silicon Valley giants are enabling housing discrimination online. The administration has already brought charges against Facebook and is investigating both Twitter and Google. The moves mark a significant escalation in regulators’ efforts to apply federal civil rights law to online advertising and is creating a surprising alliance between watchdog groups and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben CarsonBenjamin (Ben) Solomon CarsonTrump says Linda McMahon will step down as Small Business administrator Hillicon Valley — Presented by NCTA — HUD hits Facebook with discrimination charges | Agency also investigating Twitter, Google | Twitter may label Trump tweets that violate rules | Apple moves raise competition concerns HUD charges Facebook with enabling housing discrimination MORE. Experts say that if regulators step up enforcement, companies could be forced to significantly overhaul their lucrative ad-targeting strategies. ADVERTISEMENT The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) surprised tech watchers last week by charging Facebook, one of the world’s largest players in online advertising, with encouraging and enabling housing discrimination through its targeted advertising practices. The agency argued that the practices allowed realtors and landlords to exclude certain demographics from seeing housing ads. HUD also accused Facebook… Read full this story
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