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July 17, 2023, 2:50 PM

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Financial Times:
Millions of sensitive emails have been missent to the .ML domain due to people mistyping the US military's .MIL domain; Mali retakes control of .ML on July 17  —  Common spelling error has misdirected sensitive Pentagon messages to a company running Mali's internet domain
Tom Warren / The Verge:
Microsoft plans to discontinue Games with Gold on September 1 and to replace Xbox Live Gold with Xbox Game Pass Core, which includes 25+ games, on September 14  —  Microsoft is launching a new Xbox Game Pass Core subscription to replace Xbox Live Gold.  This new Game Pass Core offering …
Clothilde Goujard / Politico:
The Norwegian Data Protection Authority orders Meta to stop showing users personalized ads for three months starting on August 4 or face a daily ~€89,500 fine  —  Meta's social media platforms will be barred from behavioral advertising in August.  —  3 MINUTES READ
Yogita Khatri / The Block:
Binance completes integrating the Bitcoin Lightning Network, enabling faster and cheaper bitcoin transactions, after setting up Lightning nodes in June 2023  —  - Binance has completed the integration of the Bitcoin Lightning Network.  — The news means Binance users can now deposit and withdraw bitcoin via the Layer 2 network.
Javier Espinoza / Financial Times:
Sources: the European Commission plans to open an investigation next week into Microsoft for bundling Teams with Office, after deeming concessions insufficient  —  Investigation would centre on claims US tech giant is unfairly linking its videoconferencing app with popular software
Benj Edwards / Ars Technica:
Experts explain why there's no magic formula to always distinguish human-written and AI-written text, meaning AI writing detectors can only make a strong guess  —  Can AI writing detectors be trusted?  We dig into the theory behind them.  —  If you feed America's most important legal document …

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