Pornhub, Reddit, Twitter Crack Down on AI-Generated ‘Deepfake’ Porn

HIGHLIGHTS Pornhub has considered deepfakes as “nonconsensual” Pornhub will remove deepfake content as soon as it is made aware of it Reddit has already banned r/deepfakes subreddit Pornhub is set to ban fake porn videos that are created using artificial intelligence (AI) efforts, commonly known as ‘deepfakes’. The porn site, which gets 75 million daily visits […]

Twitter, Spotify, Reddit suffer Internet outage in US

The outages happened as hackers launched a large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on Dyn’s servers. Photo: AFP Some major Internet companies suffered service disruptions on Friday due to what Internet infrastructure provider Dyn said was a cyber attack that affected some sites, mainly for users on the US East Coast. Some US Internet […]

Reddit Change Sparks Concerns About US Government Spying

Digital privacy advocates and users of Reddit expressed their alarm on Friday over a change in the forum’s transparency report that suggested it may have been asked to give customer data to FBI investigators under a secretive government authority. The annual report lists a variety of requests the site has received for information on users […]