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⚡ X Imposes Ban on Taylor Swift Searches
Social media platform X has temporarily suspended searches for Taylor Swift. This measure comes in response to the proliferation of pornographic images of the singer, created using artificial intelligence. Entertainment industry unions have called for legislative measures to prohibit the production and distribution of such content.
🔥 OpenAI Initiates Discussions with Major Media Outlets
OpenAI, a company specializing in artificial intelligence development, has begun negotiations with top media outlets including Fox, Time, and CNN. The talks are centered around obtaining a license to use their content for AI model training. This strategy is intended to preemptively address any future copyright infringement concerns.
dYdX DAO Trustee Resigns Amid Controversy
Alexios Valonasis, a former trustee of dYdX DAO's grants program, is under fire for allegedly directing a $20,000 grant to Cryptohondos, a crypto media project he's linked to. While Valonasis denies any wrongdoing, he has stepped down as a trustee. The controversy began when DAO member RealVovochka accused Valonasis of self-dealing. The allegations have sparked debate within the dYdX DAO community, with some members calling for action against Valonasis.
Police conduct raid at Worldcoin warehouse in Nairobi
Local media in Nairobi reports that the police have raided a Worldcoin warehouse, confiscating documents to probe into the company's conduct. The Data Commissioner alleges that the company failed to disclose its actual goals when registering. The data from iris-scanning technology becoming compromised is a rising fear among industry specialists. Nevertheless, Worldcoin maintains that they've safeguarded all pertinent data.
🌋 India Urges Social Media Platforms to Tackle AI-Generated Fakes
The Indian government has raised an alarm over the proliferation of AI-generated fake content on social media and other digital platforms, particularly concerning its impact on the country's massive online user base of over 600 million people. Officials are wary of the unpredictable public response to such misinformation.
Elon Musk Takes Control of 16-Year-Old Twitter Account @X
Hwang, co-founder of Orange Photography, had been the proud owner of the one-letter Twitter handle until the recent Twitter rebranding. As recently as Tuesday, he asserted that no one had attempted to reach out to him, but now the account is being managed by Elon Musk's company. According to reports from American and British media, the company not only took control of the account without prior discussion but also refused to offer any compensation. The only thing they offered Hwang was exclusive merchandise. Later, Hwang wrote from his new account, "All's well that ends well."