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Canada Imposes 5% Tax On Streaming To Fund Local News, Diverse Content

1+ day, 34+ min ago — 

...The Digital Media Association, which represents Amazon Music, Apple... ...According to the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission... ...I thought Bob and Doug McKenzie were Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas... ...“In response Mike Myers…” You meant Rick and Dave....

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Newspaper Drops Paywall, Moves To Reader Patronage, Generates 37% More Revenue

1+ day, 14+ hour ago — 

...it’s not a right wing mouthpiece like The Torygraph or The Daily Heil... ...Mr journalist, tear down that wall!... ...A weekly news podcast fromMike Masnick & Ben Whitelaw... ...The Street Performer Protocol, crowd-funding, Patreon, and such....

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Nike Loses In EU Over ‘Footware’ Trademark After Losing In US Earlier This Year

1+ day, 10+ hour ago — 

...Nike applied for the mark in both the EU and United States.... ...an opposition was filed by San Antonio Shoes earlier this year.... ...The EU General Court upheld the appeals panel’s decision to void... ...A weekly news podcast fromMike Masnick & Ben Whitelaw...

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Yet Another Company Caught Using ‘AI’ To Quietly Create Fake Journalists And Fake Journalism

1+ day, 19+ hour ago — 

...When they’re caught (as we saw with CNET, Gannett, or Sports Illustrated... ...(aka “news deserts”).... ...untold billions to actually maintain quality control over Google News... ...(like Sinclair Broadcasting) or fake “pink slime” propaganda rags...

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Meta Won’t Fight Online Kid Safety Regulations Because It Sees Them As A Competitive Moat

20+ hour, 28+ min ago — 

...Forget everything you think you know about Mark Zuckerberg and his... ...Remember, Meta’s (then Facebook’s) vocal support of FOSTA caused... ...to California to Texas to Utah to Ohio and more.... ...Meta to a Maryland legislator saying that it would not stand in...

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Daily Deal: Rosetta Stone

19+ hour, 5+ min ago — 

...Embark on the journey of language learning with the Rosetta Stone... ...Rosetta Stone has been the go-to software for language learning for...

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Elon Rage Quits His Silly OpenAI Lawsuit

1+ day, 18+ hour ago — 

...Altman, and Greg Brockman, none of which amounted to a contract.... ...Instead, what Elon laid out were some emails between himself, Sam... ...The Delaware Chancery Court would lke to remind everyone that you... ...Sam Altman probably DID break his word to Musk (face it, that dude...

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As Elon Is Asking For A $56 Billion Bonus, He’s Demanding Fired Twitter Employees Pay Back Severance...

16+ hour, 45+ min ago — 

...But, down in Australia, it appears that Team Elon is demanding a... ...A suggestion for Elon: next time you take over a company and decide... ...Filed Under: australia, conversion, elon musk, layoffs, severance... ...I’m sorry, but Elon Musk is not my god....

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Seattle Takes A Pass On ShotSpotter, Will Beef Up Other Surveillance Efforts Instead

14+ hour, 13+ min ago — 

...As Matt Markovich reports for KIRO News, Seattle has decided to move... ...The mayor says the city is done with ShotSpotter, but city council... ...In downtown Seattle, CID isn’t really Chinatown.... ...But no matter what Seattle does, ShotSpotter won’t be a part of it...

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European Content Removal Laws Are Scrubbing The Internet Of Completely Legal Content

19+ hour, 2+ min ago — 

...to tamp down on speech that would be otherwise legal in the United States... ...A lot of laws have been passed in Europe that regulate the content... ...non-partisan think tank operating from the friendly confines of Vanderbilt University... ...Nearly 1.3 million YouTube and Facebook comments were utilized for...

 


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