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Death of Net Neutrality

On the death of net neutrality

In a move that should come to as a shock to nobo­dy, con­s­i­de­ring the raft of hor­ren­dous laws, reforms, and moti­ons that have come with this US admi­nis­tra­ti­on, the Federal Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons Com­mis­si­on (FCC) has deci­ded to dis­mant­le 2015 Oba­ma Era pro­tec­tions on net neu­tra­li­ty, paving the way for an upen­ding of how the inter­net ope­ra­tes.

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spambot fake comments ethics

How NLG is reshaping ethics and responsibility

Late last week, Hacker­noon’s Jeff Kao posted ‘More than a Mil­li­on Pro-Repeal Net Neu­tra­li­ty Com­ments were Likely Faked’, an arti­cle and ana­ly­sis that alle­ged that up to several mil­li­on com­ments sub­mit­ted to the US’s Federal Com­mu­ni­ca­ti­ons Com­mis­si­on (FCC) were gene­ra­ted by bots.   In his rese­arch, Kao focu­sed on one cam­pai­gn. That cam­pai­gn, he esti­ma­ted, had

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Joshua Sortino Automation Photo

Yes, automated content is a thing

Ear­lier this month Econ­sul­tan­cy published an arti­cle about why auto­ma­ted con­tent will never replace human wri­ters. The arti­cle, ‘Auto­ma­ted con­tent is a thing – but should it be?’. The arti­cle was writ­ten by Magnus Lin­kla­ter of Bes­po­ke Digi­tal, which calls its­elf a digi­tal mar­ke­ting con­sul­tan­cy.   While we agree most­ly with Lin­kla­ter, he has made

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