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Benjamin Haas / The Guardian:
50+ AI academics call for boycott of South Korean university, KAIST, following a since-deleted post announcing a partnership with weapons-maker Hanwha Systems   —  Academics around the world voice ‘huge concern’ over KAIST's collaboration with defence company on autonomous weapons
Apr 5, 2018, 12:55 PMIn context
Mark Sweney / The Guardian:
UK-based 16-24-year-olds watch Netflix and listen to services like Spotify more than BBC, BBC radio stations; over 80% of kids watch YouTube, 29% BBC iPlayer   —  Broadcaster fears being ‘overtaken by competitors’ as technology firms increasingly dominate on-demand viewing
Mar 30, 2018, 7:40 AMIn context
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Mar 23, 2018, 6:05 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Researchers say ~1.6K files are stored in bitcoin's blockchain; at least one thought to be an image of child abuse; two others contain 274 links to child abuse   —  Researchers discover illegal content within the distributed ledger, making possession of it potentially unlawful in many countries
Mar 20, 2018, 12:20 PMIn context
Carole Cadwalladr / The Guardian:
Profile of Christopher Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee who is now blowing the whistle on his ex-employer's data harvesting practices   —  Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in order to target the US electorate
Mar 17, 2018, 5:40 PMIn context
Sam Levin / The Guardian:
In class action lawsuit filed against Uber, Uber argues that the 9 women who allege sexual assault by drivers have no right to sue and must privately arbitrate   —  Court records reveal company says women must settle through arbitration, a move critics say stops the public from learning of rapes
Mar 16, 2018, 1:36 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook apologizes and says it is investigating why its search box autocomplete suggested sexual videos, child abuse content, and other strange results   —  Searches starting ‘video of’ returned autocomplete suggestions of sexual videos and child abuse content
Mar 16, 2018, 12:45 PMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Japanese Fair Trade Commission raids Amazon's Tokyo offices after antitrust allegations that it demanded fees from suppliers for discounting products   —  JFTC investigating firm over antitrust allegations that it demanded fees from suppliers for discounting products
Mar 15, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context
Sam Levin / The Guardian:
Rise in reports of TSA searching devices of passengers of domestic flights has led ACLU to sue the agency, demanding it disclose its policies; TSA denies claims   —  Exclusive: growing number of reports raises concerns US government may be increasing surveillance and privacy violations at airports
Mar 12, 2018, 10:40 PMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Facebook admits error in sending survey that asked how users would handle policy on adults asking kids for sexual images, says child grooming is prohibited   —  Social network admits survey asking whether it should permit adults to ask 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures was a mistake
Mar 5, 2018, 12:15 PMIn context

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