[Libre-soc-dev] Fwd: OpenPOWER Summit NA 2020 I See you soon!

Cole Poirier colepoirier at gmail.com
Wed Sep 9 20:12:45 BST 2020

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl at lkcl.net>

> On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, Jacob Lifshay <programmerjake at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > for a particularly sad example:
> > https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/07/mexicos-new-copyright-
> > law-puts-human-rights-jeopardy
> i like Cory Doctorow, he does good research

Indeed. I like his fiction books too.

> For many years, people have toyed with the idea
> <https://twitter.com/earthboy__/status/1152959161455566857> of preventing
> their ideological opponents' demonstrations and rallies from showing up
> online by playing copyrighted music in the background, causing all
> video-clips from the event to be filtered away before the message could
> spread.
> This isn’t a fanciful strategy: footage from US Black Lives Matter
> demonstrations is vanishing from the Internet
> <https://www.lumendatabase.org/blog_entries/background-audio-takedowns>
> because
> the demonstrators played amplified music during their protests.

Welp that’s a whole mess. Yikes. Reminds me of this ‘theoretical’ super-ai
starting from a copyright detecting ai scenario: The Artificial
Intelligence that Deleted a Century


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