The Verge has an excellent explainer on Section 230, particularly with regards to how it relates to social media platforms and other online publishers. (You can also read the full legal definition, if you're so inclined.) But in extremely simplified terms, Section 230 provides protection for internet platforms that show user-generated content — such as social media sites, video hosts, blogs and news sites. With Section 230 protection, those platforms can host that content without being held individually responsible for whether that content is legal under any other definition — i.e. if someone does something criminal on your platform, the person is responsible instead of the platform. Importantly, that protection also extends to moderating content, meaning a platform cannot get in legal trouble for either banning or choosing not to ban specific users or content. … [Read more...] about Thankfully for everyone, Trump’s misguided attack on social networks faces many roadblocks
Quadro Experience sends notifications as soon as a new Quadro driver is available, giving you immediate access to increased performance, improved driver stability, and new features. When you’re ready to update, the simple one-click download and installation from Quadro Experience ensures that your driver is updated, optimized, and certified for your favorite applications when you see fit. … [Read more...] about Nvidia Quadro Experience
Ultimately though, is all this brouhaha over India's contact tracing app more noise than substance since it ended up being open source and optional? Maybe. But consider these facts. Narendra Modi was Chief Minister of the state of Gujarat when over 2,100 Muslims were slaughtered in an orchestrated pogrom. For someone like Modi who has tight control over practically every organ of his administration, it would have been laughably impossible for him -- and his police force -- to not be aware of the bloodletting that took place over a span of many days all across the state. … [Read more...] about India’s contact tracing app made open source, but will this thwart a surveillance state?
As for the AirPods Studio, we might get an announcement about them at Apple's WWDC 2020 event, starting on June 22, which this year is online only. WWDC is aimed at developers and is very software-focused though, so it's just as conceivable that the new AirPods will be launched separately. … [Read more...] about Production on the Apple AirPods Studio has reportedly already started
Such has been the runaway success of the Apple AirPods, it's perhaps no surprise that everyone else is bringing out AirPod clones of their own – even HTC. OnePlus could be next to join the party, with wireless earphones that are now being tipped to be called the OnePlus Buds. … [Read more...] about The OnePlus rivals to the Apple AirPods could be called Buds