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Britain can unilaterally stop Brexit process, EU lawyers say

London (CNN)The British government has the power to unilaterally halt the Brexit process, a top European legal adviser has said, delivering a significant boost to campaigners who want the UK to remain in the EU. In an opinion prepared for the European Court of Justice (ECJ) in Strasbourg, the advocate...

THESE NEW TRICKS CAN OUTSMART DEEPFAKE VIDEOS—FOR NOW

SARAH SCOLES 10.17.1807:00 AM FOR WEEKS, COMPUTER scientist Siwei Lyu had watched his team’s deepfake videos with a gnawing sense of unease. Created by a machine learning algorithm, these falsified films showed celebrities doing things they’d never done. They felt eerie to him, and not just because he knew they’d been...

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EUROPE’S NEW COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE

POLICY & LAW EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EUROPE’S NEW COPYRIGHT DIRECTIVE The fight over the European internet is just getting started By James Vincent and Russell Brandom Sep 13, 2018, 2:14pm EDT Yesterday, the European Parliament approved amendments to the controversial Copyright Directive, a piece of legislation intended...

How your smart fridge might be mining Bitcoin for criminals

Posted Sunday, July 1, 2018 6:00 am By ROBERT STEVENS Associated Press LONDON (AP) – Is the web browser on your phone slower than usual? It could be mining Bitcoin for criminals. As the popularity of virtual currencies has grown, hackers are focusing on a new type of heist: putting...