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August 31, 2022

Court Orders Telegram To Disclose Personal Details of Pirating Users

The High Court in Delhi ordered Telegram to share the personal details of copyright-infringing users with rightsholders. The messaging app refused to do so, citing privacy […]
August 31, 2022

AI-Generated Artwork Wins First Place At a State Fair Fine Arts Competition

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Motherboard: A man came in first at the Colorado State Fair’s fine art competition using an AI generated artwork […]
August 31, 2022

Dashlane Is Ready To Replace All Your Passwords With Passkeys

Dashlane announced today that it’s integrating passkeys into its cross-platform password manager. “We said, you know what, our job is to make security simple for users,” […]
August 31, 2022

California Asks Residents Not To Charge Electric Vehicles

New submitter xwin shares a report from WTVO: With California’s power grid under strain due to extreme heat and high demand, the utility grid operator is […]
August 31, 2022

US Asked British Spy Agency To Stop Guardian Publishing Snowden Revelations

An anonymous reader quotes a report from the Guardian: The US National Security Agency (NSA) tried to persuade its British counterpart to stop the Guardian publishing […]
August 31, 2022

Arm Sues Qualcomm and Nuvia For Breach of License and Trademark

Chip technology firm Arm, which is owned by Softbank Group, said on Wednesday it has sued Qualcomm and Qualcomm’s recently acquired chip design firm Nuvia for […]
August 31, 2022

One of World’s Most Polluted Spots Gets Worse as $1 Billion Cleanup Drags On

Mismanagement, waste and lack of transparency are making the cleanup in the Niger Delta’s Ogoniland anything but exemplary, UN reports indicate. From a report: In the […]
August 31, 2022

Who Pays for an Act of Cyberwar?

Cyberinsurance doesn’t cover acts of war. But even as cyberattacks mount, the definition of “warlike” actions remains blurry. From a report: This summer marks the fifth […]
August 31, 2022

Scientists Call on Colleagues To Protest Climate Crisis With Civil Disobedience

Scientists should commit acts of civil disobedience to show the public how seriously they regard the threat posed by the climate crisis, a group of leading […]