‘FUCK the LAPD' Shirt Maker's Entire Shop Sold Out After Cops Threaten Him
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‘FUCK the LAPD' Shirt Maker's Entire Shop Sold Out After Cops Threaten Him

"Streisand Effect in effect," designer says after their legal response went viral.
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‘FUCK the LAPD' Shirt Maker's Entire Shop Sold Out After Cops Threaten Him
LAPD

‘FUCK the LAPD' Shirt Maker's Entire Shop Sold Out After Cops Threaten Him

"Streisand Effect in effect," designer says after their legal response went viral.
Podcast: Your Phone's Location is Exposed
Podcast

Podcast: Your Phone's Location is Exposed

A bumper episode all about SS7, and then Axon's new ChatGPT-like tool for generating narratives from bodycam audio.
Reddit’s Goon Cave Community Has Been Banned
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Reddit’s Goon Cave Community Has Been Banned

r/GoonCaves has been banned for violating Reddit’s non-consensual intimate media rules.
These Are the 'Extensive Online Threats' the University of Texas Sent to Cops About Palestine Protests
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These Are the 'Extensive Online Threats' the University of Texas Sent to Cops About Palestine Protests

These three Instagram posts were sent to police as examples of the "extensive online threats" of groups organizing pro-Palestinian protests where more than 100 students were arrested.
University Suspends Students for AI Homework Tool It Gave Them $10,000 Prize to Make
AI

University Suspends Students for AI Homework Tool It Gave Them $10,000 Prize to Make

Emory University gave students a $10,000 entrepreneurial prize for their AI startup, then suspended them and accused them of cheating when they built it.
FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Imagery
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FBI Arrests Man For Generating AI Child Sexual Abuse Imagery

He allegedly used Stable Diffusion, a text-to-image generative AI model, to create “thousands of realistic images of prepubescent minors,” prosecutors said.
Nonconsensual AI Porn Maker Accidentally Leaks His Customers' Emails
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Nonconsensual AI Porn Maker Accidentally Leaks His Customers' Emails

A Patreon account that sold nonconsensual AI-generated porn has exposed a list of customer emails to 404 Media.
AI Chatbot Credited With Preventing Suicide. Should It Be?
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AI Chatbot Credited With Preventing Suicide. Should It Be?

A recent Stanford study found that some people credit Replika for saving their lives. But chatbots can be unpredictable, and users have also blamed the chatbot app for throwing them into mental crises.
Behind the Blog: Screwed-Up Telecoms and Tech Sermons
Behind The Blog

Behind the Blog: Screwed-Up Telecoms and Tech Sermons

This is Behind the Blog, where we share our behind-the-scenes thoughts about how a few of our top stories of the week came together. This week, we discuss screwed-up telecom systems, tech exec sermons, and TikTok trends.
Here Is What Axon’s Bodycam Report Writing AI Looks Like
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Here Is What Axon’s Bodycam Report Writing AI Looks Like

Axon has been inviting police departments to webinars about the new AI-based product, which will automatically generate police reports based on bodycam audio, according to emails obtained by 404 Media.
How Makers of Nonconsensual AI Porn Make a Living on Patreon
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How Makers of Nonconsensual AI Porn Make a Living on Patreon

Accounts that present as benign on Patreon are advertising thousands of nonconsensual AI porn images on Telegram.
Cyber Official Speaks Out, Reveals Mobile Network Attacks in U.S.
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Cyber Official Speaks Out, Reveals Mobile Network Attacks in U.S.

A CISA official breaks with the government narrative and tells the FCC that SS7 and similar networks and protocols have been used to track people in the U.S. in recent years.