Stories about Tech Industry from February, 2019
As Vladimir Putin promises Russians a faster, more reliable internet, two reports by independent expert groups paint an unrelentingly bleak picture of more crackdowns on online freedom of speech.
EU proposal pushes tech companies to tackle ‘terrorist content’ with AI, despite implications for war crimes evidence
AI tools can assess whether a video is violent or graphic. But can they determine the video’s intended purpose?
The second installment in our series looks at the most censored topic in the 2018 WeChatscope dataset: the China-US trade war.
While Chinese companies regularly invest in US media companies, this makes for an unusual match.
Our team tracked censored posts from more than 4,000 public accounts covering daily news on WeChat. Here is what we found.