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Out-of-control censorship machines removed my article warning of out-of-control censorship machines

  • Among the websites that were made impossible to find: A blog post of mine in which I inform Europeans about where their governments stand on online censorship in the name of copyright and a campaign site warning of copyright law that favors corporations over free speech.
  • Under current US law, Google allows a number of companies to directly and without oversight remove sites from its search index, based purely on the claim that copyrights are being infringed.
  • Copyright enforcement has been automated, and no system either at services like Topple Track or at platforms like Google is able to prevent even such blatant mistakes – or such blatant abuse.
  • With upload filters, platforms won’t even wait for complaints by media companies to remove your posts.
  • Instead, your expression won’t even go online in the first place unless it passes a check against databases submitted by media companies.

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Robotics-as-a-service is on the way and inVia Robotics is leading the charge

  • The team at inVia Robotics didn’t start out looking to build a business that would create a new kind of model for selling robotics to the masses, but that may be exactly what they’ve done.
  • Ultimately the team at inVia realized that the big successes in robotics were happening in controlled environments.
  • With the idea in place, the team, which included technologists Voorhies and Parks, and Lazary, a serial entrepreneur who had already exited from two businesses, just needed to get a working prototype together.
  • Most warehouses and shipping facilities that weren’t Amazon were using automated storage and retrieval systems, Voorhies said.
  • In the past two months alone, robotics companies targeting warehouse and retail automation have raised nearly $70 million in new financing.
  • As Voorhies notes, training a team to work effectively in a warehouse environment isn’t easy.

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Criticisms of EU plans for copyright censorship machines removed from Google

  • Among the websites that were made impossible to find: A blog post of mine in which I inform Europeans about where their governments stand on online censorship in the name of copyright and a campaign site warning of copyright law that favors corporations over free speech.
  • Under current US law, Google allows a number of companies to directly and without oversight remove sites from its search index, based purely on the claim that copyrights are being infringed.
  • Copyright enforcement has been automated, and no system either at services like Topple Track or at platforms like Google is able to prevent even such blatant mistakes – or such blatant abuse.
  • With upload filters, platforms won’t even wait for complaints by media companies to remove your posts.

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YC-backed Sterblue aims to enable smarter drone inspections

  • As government regulation for commercial drone usage seems to be trending in a very positive direction for the companies involved, there is an ever-growing opportunity for drone startups to utilize artificial intelligence to deliver insights without requiring much human effort.
  • Sterblue, a French drone software startup that is launching out of Y Combinator’s latest class of companies, is aiming to get off-the-shelf drones inspecting large outdoor structures up close with automated insights that identify anomalies that need a second look.
  • The startup’s software is specifically focused on enabling drones to easily inspect large power lines or wind turbines with simple automated trajectories that can get a job done much quicker and with less room for human error.
  • All and all, Sterblue says their software can let drones get within three meters of power lines and wind turbines, which allows their AI systems to easily detect anomalies from the photos being taken.

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