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Safer Internet Day 2023

1. Commemorating 20 years of Safer Internet Day: making the internet better and safer for children 
With over 175,000 children coming online every day across the world, a greater number of children will experience both the benefits and risks of navigating the web.  READ MORE »
2. Facebook’s parent firm Meta can be sued by ex-moderator, judge rules
Saer Internet DayA worker who alleges reviewing graphic social media posts harmed his mental health can sue Facebook owner Meta, a Kenyan labour court says.Daniel Motaung claims he was paid about $2.20 (£1.80) per hour to review posts including beheadings and child abuse.

He is also suing his then employer Sama, which Meta had contracted to review posts.

Meta argued that the court had no jurisdiction because the company is not based in Kenya, Reuters reported.

But the court disagreed and found that Meta and Sama were “proper parties” to the case.

Meta declined to comment, but legal campaign group Foxglove expected it to appeal. READ MORE »

3.Netflix starts cracking down on password sharing in four countries

safer Internet DayNetflix has outlined its long-awaited password-sharing guidelines, starting first with users in Canada, New Zealand, Portugal and Spain, marking the latest step in the company’s telegraphed crackdown.

The streaming company said users in those countries will be asked to set a “primary location” for their Netflix accounts and will be allowed two “sub accounts” for users who don’t live in that home-base household. Beyond that, the company will charge a monthly fee per extra user: CA$7.99 in Canada, NZ$7.99 in New Zealand, 3.99 euros in Portugal and 5.99 euros in Spain.

4. Chinese tech giant Alibaba working on a ChatGPT rival; shares jump

Safer Internet dayChinese e-commerce giant Alibaba told CNBC Wednesday that it is working on a rival to ChatGPT, joining the flurry of tech firms to jump on board the chatbot hype.A company spokesperson said the company is working on a ChatGPT-style of technology and it is currently being tested internally at the firm. READ MORE »



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