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Jordan Kisner / The Guardian:
Profile of VocaliD, which uses a crowdsourced voice library to craft custom voices for speech-impaired users of type-to-talk devices   —  Millions are robbed of the power of speech by illness, injury or lifelong conditions.  Can the creation of bespoke digital voices transform their ability to communicate?
Jan 29, 2018, 1:45 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
Global heatmap published by fitness tracking app Strava last November can be used to locate military bases around the world, map soldier jogging routes   —  Data about exercise routes shared online by soldiers can be used to pinpoint overseas facilities  —  Sensitive information about the location …
Jan 28, 2018, 3:15 PMIn context
Philip Oltermann / The Guardian:
New German hate speech law tests how tech firms juggle free speech and hate speech, with several controversial deletions and suspensions in its first few days   —  Social media firms must remove hate speech or face fines up to £44m under controversial law that came into force on 1 January
Jan 8, 2018, 5:55 AMIn context
Samuel Gibbs / The Guardian:
Intel faces at least three class action lawsuits over Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities, while additional claims may come from big cloud service providers   —  Plaintiffs claim compensation for security flaws and alleged slowdown that fixing computers will cause, while corporations count cost of corrections
Jan 5, 2018, 3:55 PMIn context
Angelique Chrisafis / The Guardian:
French president proposes law to let authorities remove content or block sites publishing fake news during elections, improve sponsored content transparency   —  French president warns democracies are under threat as he sets out plan including emergency blocks on websites
Jan 4, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
Justin McCurry / The Guardian:
YouTube star Logan Paul sparked outrage by posting a now-removed video of an alleged suicide victim in a Japanese forest   —  Outcry after American posts video in which he jokes with friends over apparent suicide victim they came across in forest  —  The celebrity YouTuber Logan Paul …
Jan 2, 2018, 7:55 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
The chair of UK's fake news inquiry committee has given Facebook and Twitter until January 18 to hand over info about Russian disinformation campaigns   —  Chair of parliamentary committee gives firms a deadline to hand over information about Russian misinformation campaigns
Jan 1, 2018, 8:50 AMIn context
Jessica Elgot / The Guardian:
UK government to make high-speed broadband a legal right by 2020, obliging internet providers to offer speeds of at least 10Mbps all over the country   —  Government says internet providers will be legally obliged from 2020 to meet user requests for speeds of at least 10Mbps
Dec 20, 2017, 7:10 AMIn context
Alex Hern / The Guardian:
UK lawmaker calls on Twitter to provide more info about Russia-linked accounts' activity during Brexit referendum, saying its initial response was inadequate   —  Social media platform listed just six tweets to UK parliamentary committee looking into claims that Russia meddled in referendum campaign
Dec 14, 2017, 1:40 PMIn context
Kim Willsher / The Guardian:
French government moves to ban smartphone use in primary, junior, and middle schools, affecting children age 6-15, starting in September 2018   —  Pupils, teachers and parents seem less than convinced by measure prohibiting use in primary, junior and middle schools
Dec 12, 2017, 11:55 PMIn context

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