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    Amazon Owes $525 Million In Cloud-Storage Patent Fight, US Jury Says - Slashdot

    A federal jury in Illinois on Wednesday said Amazon Web Services owes tech company Kove $525...

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    Hackable Intel and Lenovo Hardware That Went Undetected For 5 Years Won't Ever Be Fixed - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Hardware sold for years by the likes...

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    US Lawmaker Proposes a Public Database of All AI Training Material - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Amid a flurry of lawsuits over AI...

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    Apple Will Open the iPhone To Repair With Used Parts - Slashdot

    Apple is finally making it easier for users to repair their iPhones with used parts. From...

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    DuckDuckGo Launches Privacy Pro: A 3-in-1 Service That Includes a VPN - Slashdot

    DuckDuckGo, the privacy-focused web search and browser company, announced on today the launch of its first...

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    UK Considers Banning Smartphone Sales To Children Under 16 - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Ministers are considering banning the sale of...

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    Microsoft Employees Exposed Internal Passwords In Security Lapse - Slashdot

    Zack Whittaker and Carly Page report via TechCrunch: Microsoft has resolved a security lapse that exposed...

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    Biden Considering Request To Drop Assange Charges - Slashdot

    President Joe Biden said he is "considering" a request from Australia to drop the prosecution of...

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    MPA Has Big Plans To Crack Down on Movie Piracy Again - Slashdot

    The Motion Picture Association is going off on piracy again. During CinemaCon in Las Vegas, MPA...

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    Proton Acquires Standard Notes - Slashdot

    Privacy startup Proton already offers an email app, a VPN tool, cloud storage, a password manager,...

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    Cox Plans To Take Piracy Liability Battle To the Supreme Court - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Cox Communications doesn't believe that ISPs should be...

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    A Breakthrough Online Privacy Proposal Hits Congress - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Wired: Congress may be closer than ever to passing...

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    Insurers Are Spying on Your Home From the Sky - Slashdot

    Across the U.S., insurance companies are using aerial images of homes as a tool to ditch...

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    Crypto Scam Criminal Trial Tests 'Code Is Law' Claim by Trader - Slashdot

    A jailed trader accused of stealing $110 million on the Mango Markets exchange faces a criminal...

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    NIST Blames 'Growing Backlog of Vulnerabilities' Requiring Analysis on Lack of Support - Slashdot

    It's the world's most widely used vulnerability database, reports SC Magazine, offering standards-based data on CVSS...

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    US Energy Department Announces 'Blueprint' for Slashing Emissions From Buildings and Reducing Energy Use - Slashdot

    This week America's Department of Energy announced "a comprehensive plan to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from buildings...

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    In America, A Complex Patchwork of State AI Regulations Has Already Arrived - Slashdot

    While the European Parliament passed a wide-ranging "AI Act" in March, "Leaders from Microsoft, Google, and...

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    Four Baseball Teams Now Let Ticket-Holders Enter Using AI-Powered 'Facial Authentication' - Slashdot

    "The San Francisco Giants are one of four teams in Major League Baseball this season offering...

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    US Invests $20 Billion More to Finance Clean-Energy Projects - Slashdot

    Thursday America's Environmental Protection Agency "awarded $20 billion to help finance clean-energy projects across the country,"...

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    Is The US About To Pass a Landmark Online Privacy Bill? - Slashdot

    Leaders from two key committees in the U.S. Congress "are nearing an agreement on a national...

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    Biden Takes Aim At SpaceX's Tax-Free Ride In American Airspace - Slashdot

    Whenever a rocket launch occurs, air traffic controllers ensure the safety of commercial flights by managing...

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    Trudeau Pushes 3D-Printed Homes To Solve Canada Housing Crisis - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Daily Hive: It is now the third consecutive...

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    Academics Probe Apple's Privacy Settings and Get Lost and Confused - Slashdot

    Matthew Connatser reports via The Register: A study has concluded that Apple's privacy practices aren't particularly...

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    Terraform Labs and Founder Do Kwon Found Liable In US Civil Fraud Trial - Slashdot

    Terraform Labs and its founder Do Kwon have been found liable on civil fraud charges on...

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    Commercial Bank of Ethiopia Names and Shames Customers Over Bank Glitch Money - Slashdot

    An Ethiopian bank has put up posters shaming customers it says have not returned money they...

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    Roku's New HDMI Tech Could Show Ads When You Pause Your Game - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Kotaku: A new patent recently filed by TV and...

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    Plex Asks GitHub to Take Down 'Reshare' Repository Over Piracy Fears - Slashdot

    Plex is a multi-functional streaming platform that allows users to watch, organize, and curate their favorite...

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    Feds Finally Decide To Do Something About Years-Old SS7 Spy Holes In Phone Networks - Slashdot

    Jessica Lyons reports via The Register: The FCC appears to finally be stepping up efforts to...

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    George Carlin Estate Forces 'AI Carlin' Off the Internet For Good - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The George Carlin estate has settled its...

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    Missouri County Declares State of Emergency Amid Suspected Ransomware Attack - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: Jackson County, Missouri, has declared a state...

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    UK and US Sign Landmark Agreement On AI Safety - Slashdot

    The UK and US have signed a landmark deal to work together on testing advanced artificial...

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    'Russia Might Have Caused Havana Syndrome' - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes an opinion piece from the Washington Post, published by the Editorial Board:...

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    FCC To Vote To Restore Net Neutrality Rules - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Reuters: The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will vote to...

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    New XZ Backdoor Scanner Detects Implants In Any Linux Binary - Slashdot

    Bill Toulas reports via BleepingComputer: Firmware security firm Binarly has released a free online scanner to...

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    The Pirate Bay's Oldest Torrent Is Now 20 Years Old - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from TorrentFreak: Today, more than two decades have passed and...

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    Google Pledges To Destroy Browsing Data To Settle 'Incognito' Lawsuit - Slashdot

    Google plans to destroy a trove of data that reflects millions of users' web-browsing histories, part...

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    Arizona's Governor Signs Bill Making Pluto the Official State Planet - Slashdot

    "Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona..." reads the official text of...

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    America's FDA Forced to Settle 'Groundless' Lawsuit Over Its Ivermectin Warnings - Slashdot

    As a department of America's federal Health agency, the Food and Drug Administration is responsible for...

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    AT&T Says Data From 73 Million Customers Has Leaked Onto the Dark Web - Slashdot

    Personal data from 73 million AT&T customers has leaked onto the dark web, reports CNN —...

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    Do Age Verification Laws Drag Us Back to the Dark Ages of the Internet? - Slashdot

    404 Media claims to have identified "the fundamental flaw with the age verification bills and laws"...

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    Can Apps Turning Us Into Unpaid Lobbyists? - Slashdot

    "Today's most effective corporate lobbying no longer involves wooing members of Congress..." writes the Wall Street...

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    More AI Safeguards Coming, Including Right to Refuse Face-Recognition Scans at US Airports - Slashdot

    This week every U.S. agency was ordered to appoint a "chief AI officer". But that wasn't...

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    America's DHS Is Expected to Stop Buying Access to Your Phone Movements - Slashdot

    America's Department of Homeland Security "is expected to stop buying access to data showing the movement...

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    Are State Governments Slowing the Build-Out of America's EV Charging Stations? - Slashdot

    In November of 2021 America passed a "Bipartisan Infrastructure Law" which included $7.5 billion for up...

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    Congress Bans Staff Use of Microsoft's AI Copilot - Slashdot

    The U.S. House has set a strict ban on congressional staffers' use of Microsoft Copilot, the...

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    NYC's Government Chatbot Is Lying About City Laws and Regulations - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: NYC's "MyCity" ChatBot was rolled out as...

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    Apple Sues Former Employee For Leaking Journal App, Vision Pro Details - Slashdot

    Apple has sued its former employee Andrew Aude for leaking information about more than a half-dozen...

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    Cloud Server Host Vultr Rips User Data Ownership Clause From ToS After Web Outage - Slashdot

    Tobias Mann reports via The Register: Cloud server provider Vultr has rapidly revised its terms-of-service after...

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    Biden Orders Every US Agency To Appoint a Chief AI Officer - Slashdot

    An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: The White House has announced the "first...

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    Sam Bankman-Fried Sentenced To 25 Years in Prison - Slashdot

    Crypto entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried was sentenced Thursday to 25 years [non-paywalled link] in prison for a...