The Federal Trade Commission is weighing new rules that would strengthen online privacy protections for consumers amid delays by Congress in passing new privacy legislation, the Wall Street Journal reported. The rules under consideration, which may offer greater protections for children, mean businesses could be hit with new requirements for how they handle consumer data, according to the...
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Fear and Longing in the AI Wars
Hi, welcome to your Weekend! This is Abe filling in for Jon, who returns as Weekender-in-Chief next Saturday.If the cars, brain implants and spaceships don’t pan out, Elon Musk has a promising future as a fear-monger. His was the leading name attached to a widely discussed open letter published this week that urged a halt in artificial intelligence research, warning that AI poses “profound...
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