Analysts found China's search engines have more than 66,000 rules governing content, suggesting the growing pervasiveness and subtlety of the country's censorship...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | May 9, 2023
U.S. national security officials are warning about the potential for the new technology to upend war, cyber conflict and — in the most extreme case — the use of...The New York Times From ACM News | May 8, 2023
Recent charges, convictions, and sentences all indicate that the start-up world's habit of playing fast and loose with the truth actually has consequences.
The New York Times From ACM News | April 17, 2023
The Biden administration has been trying to choke off use of hacking tools made by the Israeli firm NSO. It turns out that not every part of the government has...The New York Times From ACM News | April 3, 2023
Utah's Governor Spencer J. Cox signed a social media bill that could restrict access to applications like TikTok and Instagram by children and adolescents.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | March 28, 2023
The policy document urges more mandates on the firms that control most of the nation's digital infrastructure, and an expanded government role to disrupt hackers...The New York Times From ACM News | March 3, 2023
Computer-generated avatars created by artificial intelligence software are being used by pro-China bot accounts as part of state-aligned disinformation campaigns...The New York Times From ACM News | February 9, 2023
The Oversight Committee called the session to scrutinize whether the social media platform has censored the right, but it yielded new revelations about the company's...The New York Times From ACM News | February 9, 2023
Netherlands government and educational institutions have pushed big tech companies to make significant privacy changes by negotiating their compliance with European...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | January 20, 2023
Security researcher Matthias Marx successfully bid on eBay for a Secure Electronic Enrollment Kit, which contained the names, nationalities, photographs, fingerprints...The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 30, 2022
The market for commercial spyware — which allows governments to invade mobile phones and vacuum up data — is booming. Even the U.S. government is using it.
The New York Times From ACM News | December 9, 2022
Researchers tested Facebook's automated moderation system by submitting ads around Election Day that contained direct threats against election workers.
The New York Times From ACM TechNews | December 5, 2022
Bankman-Fried and his colleagues spent more than $530 million to battle what they saw as the dangers of artificial intelligence. Now those efforts are reeling.
...The New York Times From ACM News | December 2, 2022
Self-driving eighteen-wheelers are on U.S. highways, but there are still human "safety drivers" behind the wheel. What will it take to get them out?
The New York Times From ACM News | November 28, 2022