Users are protesting Zoom’s liberal data-collection policy. Authors are shutting down websites that scrape their work. And, in a concession to users, OpenAI is allowing websites to opt out of web scraping. The era of A.I. backlash has begun.
Then, street activists are deterring self-driving cars by placing traffic cones on the hoods of vehicles.
Plus, How Reddit has squashed the Reddit Revolt.
“Hard Fork” is hosted by Kevin Roose and Casey Newton and produced by Davis Land and Rachel Cohn. The show is edited by Jen Poyant. Engineering by Sophia Lanman and original music by Dan Powell, Elisheba Ittoop, Marion Lozano and Diane Wong. Fact-checking by Caitlin Love.
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