Pai has criticized Silicon Valley’s threat to free speech on the Internet. During a Senate Commerce Committee hearing last year, he said that “the greatest threat to a free and open internet has been the unregulated Silicon Valley tech giants that do, in fact, today decide what you see and what you don’t.” … [Read more...] about FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, Brendan Carr Welcome Debate on Section 230, Internet Free Speech
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"Although curbing the pandemic is a laudable goal, those orders arbitrarily discriminate against places of worship in violation of their right to the Free Exercise of Religion under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution," Thomas Brejcha of the Thomas More Society argued in court papers. … [Read more...] about Supreme Court rejects request from California church to block restrictions on in-person services
These aren’t the first stories revealing tech’s proverbial man-behind-the-curtain. Many content moderation algorithms on social networks rely on humans to make decisions to signal to the artificial intelligence what to flag as inappropriate. Training any algorithm requires huge datasets, and that often requires armies of people to label data. Large tech companies often lean on third-party contract workers for these efforts—a trend users are hearing more and more about in recent years. … [Read more...] about Here’s Every Major Service That Uses Humans to Eavesdrop on Your Voice Commands
The largest services like Netflix and Amazon Prime haven’t done much to court new viewers, but each already offers a 30-day free trial, which will last nearly until the end of the current San Francisco shelter-in-place orders. Others like HBO have unlocked large vaults of content, while niche sites like horror service Shudder, UK-based Acorn TV, and Sundance Now have added 30-day free trials with promo codes. … [Read more...] about These are all the TV streaming services you can try for free right now
So what's the difference between HBO Now and HBO Max? Well, fans of '90s sitcoms that are far inferior to "Seinfeld" will be happy to learn that they now have the access to "Friends." A host of other popular comedies like "The Big Bang Theory," "Rick and Morty," and "Adventure Time" (with new episodes premiering June 25,2020) will be available as well. … [Read more...] about HBO Max is here and free for 7 days … but what is it?