With more than 60 backers, an updated Kids Online Safety Act finally has a path to passage in the Senate but faces uncertainty in the House After months of negotiations, senators announced Thursday that a sprawling bill to expand protections for children online had secured more than 60 backers, clearing a path to passage for what would be the most significant congressional attempt in decades to regulate tech companies.
Public Interest Registry, the team behind .org, and the UK’s Internet Watch Foundation have partnered to make available tools to all domain name registries in the global battle against child sexual abuse material.
Artificial intelligence will make it difficult to spot whether emails are genuine or sent by scammers and malicious actors, including messages that ask computer users to reset their passwords, the UK’s cybersecurity agency has warned.
[news release] What if the end of the smartphone era is caused by the ability to use your skin — instead of a screen or even voice commands — to interface with the internet? Or by using your mind to control devices without looking at them?
[news release] Links between internet adoption and psychological well-being are small at most, despite popular assumptions about the negative psychological effects of internet technologies and platforms, according to a major international study published today by the Oxford Internet Institute.
Artificial intelligence should not be conflated with real human intelligence and it should not be depended on for crucial things like “retirement finance planning” and “medical diagnosis”, Dr Vint Serf the father of Internet, has told NDTV in an exclusive interview. The reason is that such systems currently are far from perfect, indicated Dr Cerf, who is currently the Chief Internet Evangelist of Google.
EU lawmakers agreed on Wednesday to draft rules requiring Alphabet’s Google, Meta and other online services to identify and remove online child pornography, saying that end-to-end encryption would not be affected.
Last week saw EURid hold the 10th annual .eu Web Awards ceremony in Brussels, honouring the most exceptional .eu websites of the year. An Italian digital marketing company, Web To Emotions Web Agency Rome, won the main prize of the evening.
Hope for Justice, a UK-based charity working to bring an end to modern slavery and human trafficking, and to protect the human rights of victims and survivors, won the main prize in the fifth annual .ORG Impact Awards from the people behind the .org top-level domain, Public Interest Registy.