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Clearview AI fined for violating the European GDPR privacy law

In context: French authorities have imposed the maximum possible fine against Clearview AI, a biometric startup selling its controversial facial recognition technology to governments and law enforcement worldwide. The company must delete the data already acquired on French citizens or face an additional €100,000 fine per day.
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FIFA 23 and other EA titles will come with controversial "kernel-mode" anti-cheat software

In context: Nothing can ruin a multiplayer game faster than rampant cheating, so it's no surprise that developers go to great lengths to devise ways to mitigate it. One controversial method is to install kernel-mode drivers that monitor for anything that tries to tamper with the game's software. However, many players are not comfortable with granting such low-level privileges.