Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers YouTube CEO calls EU’s proposed copyright regulation financially impossible

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers YouTube CEO calls EU’s proposed copyright regulation financially impossible

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has once again decried the European Union’s proposed copyright directive, arguing in a new blog post that it’s impossible for a platform like YouTube to comply with the suggested regulations. This is the second blog post Wojcicki has published on Article 13, a part of the copyright directive that calls for…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Microsoft Calls For Federal Regulation of Facial Recognition

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Microsoft Calls For Federal Regulation of Facial Recognition

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Over the past year, Silicon Valley has been grappling with the way it handles our data, our elections, and our speech. Now it’s got a new concern: our faces. In just the past few weeks, critics assailed Amazon for selling facial recognition technology to local police departments, and Facebook for how it gained consent from…

Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired WHO Calls Gaming Disorder an Illness. Experts Say Not So Fast

Hexbyte Tech News Wired WHO Calls Gaming Disorder an Illness. Experts Say Not So Fast

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Troubling news for Fortnite-obsessives: The World Health Organization this week included “gaming disorder” as a new mental health condition in the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases. The WHO previously added the disorder in the draft for the ICD-11 earlier this year. Now it’s official. The revision comes at a time when public…