The nonprofit Internet Archive is appealing a judgment that threatens the future of all libraries. Big publishers are suing to cut off libraries’ ownership and control of digital books, opening new paths for censorship.
- Noch 180 Tage bis zum Herbstbeginn.
- Noch 216 Tage bis zur Korrektur der Uhren auf Normalzeit.
Linux-Magazin: TomTom wird Platin-Sponsor von Openstreetmap
Mit dem Schritt, das nach eigenem Bekunden erste Platin-Mitglid bei Openstreetmap (OSM) zu werden, bekräftigt man das Engagement für das globale OSM-Projekt. TomTom spendet dafür jährlich 20.000 Euro an die OSMF.
Landgeist: Corruption in Europe
Boingboing: Dilbert dropped by "many news outlets"
BBC: Signal would 'walk' from UK if Online Safety Bill undermined encryption
Matthew Hodgson chief executive of Element, a British secure communications company, said the threat of mandated scanning alone would cost him clients.
CBS News: U.S. food additives banned in Europe: Expert says what Americans eat is "almost certainly" making them sick
Euractiv: Austria slides back into dependence on Russian gas
Insider: A document circulated by Googlers explains the 'hidden force' that has caused the company to become slow and bureaucratic: slime mold
CNBC: Swiss company that counts Microsoft as a customer says it's removed CO2 from the air and put it in the ground
Companies like Microsoft, Stripe and Shopify had previously paid Climeworks in advance to offset their future carbon emissions, as part of a broader effort to kickstart the nascent carbon removal industry.
Individuals can also pay to Climeworks to remove carbon dioxide to offset their personal emissions.
Ars Technica: A patchy interpretation — Indigenous tech group asks Apache Foundation to change its name
CNET Has Been Quietly Publishing AI-Written Articles for Months
The tech site has been publishing articles written by AI and edited by humans since November, following other news outlets.
Noyb: Meta prohibited from use of personal data for advertisment
Meta (Facebook and Instagram) prohibited from using personal data for advertisement. Major blow to Meta's business model in Europe, following noyb litigation. Fine for Meta more than tenfold from € 28 million to € 390 million. Third case on WhatsApp pending.
Max Schrems: "Instead of having a 'yes/no' option for personalized ads, they just moved the consent clause in the terms and conditions. This is not just unfair but clearly illegal. We are not aware of any other company that has tried to ignore the GDPR in such an arrogant way."
Spektrum.de: Kaum noch Fortschritt in der Forschung?
Die Zeit der großen Entdeckungen und Durchbrüche in der Forschung sei vorbei, besagt eine aktuelle Studie. Womöglich weil Wissenschaftler viel mehr wissen müssen als früher.
Bloomberg: Microsoft Hopes OpenAI’s Chatbot Will Make Bing Smarter
ChatGPT’s accuracy will be key to timing of any rollout
Microsoft Corp. is preparing to add OpenAI’s ChatGPT chatbot to its Bing search engine in a bid to lure users from rival Google, according to a person familiar with the plans.
Microsoft is betting that the more conversational and contextual replies to users’ queries will win over search users by supplying better-quality answers beyond links, said the person, who did not want to be named discussing confidential product roadmaps that remain in flux.
Netzpolitik.org: Matrix: Open-Source-Wachstum in Geldnot [no-gender]
Linux-Magazin: Viele nutzen Matrix, wenige finanzieren es