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24 maja, 2022 Wyłączone

Clearview AI hit with fine in the UK for illegally storing images

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The embattled facial recognition firm Clearview AI Inc. has been fined £7.5 million ($9.4 million) by the U.K.’s privacy watchdog for illegally storing images of people. The company, which has its headquarters in New York City, has faced mounting criticism since its database containing billions of images was breached in 2020. Privacy advocates in the […]

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21 maja, 2022 Wyłączone

Autographed Apple artifacts hit the auction block

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A new auction is offering a selection of autographed Apple items up for sale, including photographs, manuals, and other artifacts signed by Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne.

Running until June 15, RR Auction’s Fine Autographs and Artifacts event includes a wide variety of documents and items signed by famous names, including presidents and religious figures, and major historical leaders. As part of the 865 lots, some items in the catalog are linked to Apple.A total of 12 lots are listed as having Apple connections, with signatures from co-founders Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne. While some items only feature one signature, many include the scrawls of both men.

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20 maja, 2022 Wyłączone

New legislation aimed at online advertising exchanges will hit most of big tech – including Apple

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US senators are proposing legislation that would break up the advertising side of big tech firms such as Google, and will also affect Apple’s growing ad business.

U.S. Capitol Building. Credit: Alejandro Barba/UnsplashU.S. Capitol Building. Credit: Alejandro Barba/Unsplash

Senator Mike Lee, who previously sat on a Big Tech judiciary committee, has introduced a bill that would prevent firms from operating as both buyer and seller of advertising. Together with Senators Amy Klobuchar, Ted Cruz and Richard Blumenthal, Lee’s bill targets Google, but wants to „avoid replacing one abusive monopolist with another.”

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