AI Artifical Intelligence cybersecurity

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

By RAPHAEL SATTER June 13, 2019, Associated Press (This image captured on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 shows part of a LinkedIn profile for someone who identified themselves as Katie Jones. The Associated Press has found it is one of many phantom profiles that lurk on the social media platform. (AP Photo) LONDON (AP) — Katie […]

Platform Regulation

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views

By Kevin Roose and Kate Conger June 5, 2019 https://www.nytimes.com/ YouTube announced plans on Wednesday to remove thousands of videos and channels that advocate neo-Nazism, white supremacy and other bigoted ideologies in an attempt to clean up extremism and hate speech on its popular service. The new policy will ban “videos alleging that a group is superior in […]

cybersecurity Social Media Technology and Ethics United States

U.S. Requiring Social Media Information From Visa Applicants

By Sandra E. Garcia, https://www.nytimes.com/ June 2, 2019 Visa applicants to the United States are required to submit any information about social media accounts they have used in the past five years under a State Department policy that started on Friday. Such account information would give the government access to photos, locations, dates of birth, dates […]