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Who’s responsible when technology causes harm? We look at how the world is dealing with problems like fake news and misinformation, AI bias, Big Tech’s power, genetic discrimination, privacy intrusions, mass surveillance, and more.

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CloudFlare dropping 8chan helps fight hate even if 8chan comes back

CloudFlare has changed expectations of the moral obligations of technology companies. 

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How YouTubers plan to take on YouTube for better working conditions

The nascent YouTubers Union has joined forces with Europe’s largest trade union. They argue that YouTube is violating data privacy laws.

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Computers can’t tell if you’re happy when you smile

Emotion recognition is set to be a $25 billion industry, but a new study says the most popular method is deeply flawed.

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An AI app that “undressed” women shows how deepfakes harm the most vulnerable

DeepNude has now been taken offline, but it won’t be the last time such technology is used to target vulnerable populations.

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