Trending Blockchain Social Media News #44 : May 10th, 2020
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Can Blockchain Save Us From Deepfakes?
"... As a speaker at Ethereal Virtual Summit gave her presentation today on deepfakes—AI-generated fake videos—suddenly, the Youtube livestream went dark. Her talk featured a screenshot of a deepfake video, which Youtube’s algorithms apparently didn’t like..."
Crypto Firm Ripple Sues YouTube Over XRP Giveaway Scams
"...The complaint alleges that a wide number of XRP giveaway scams have made their way onto YouTube’s website, and that YouTube has failed to take action against them despite Ripple’s demands. Further, Ripple alleges that YouTube has repeatedly verified accounts that execute scams and has granted “verification badges” to phony channels..."
Vietnam Jails Facebook User Over 'Anti-State' Posts
"...A court in Vietnam on Monday sentenced a man to 1-1/2 years in prison for uploading anti-state posts to Facebook, the security ministry said, days after Facebook sources told Reuters they had agreed to censor more content in the Southeast Asian country..."
Facebook’s New Oversight Board Is Cover for Censorship, crit
"...“The temptation to interfere with user content to either avert criticism or optimize engagement is considerable, and it's why these companies do it,” Byrne told Decrypt. “This panel is designed to give air cover to Facebook by reframing business decisions as moral or legal ones.”..."
Justin Sun Accused of Bribing His Way to the Top of the Steem Hierarchy
"...“Justin was losing the voting war halfway through and started offering people $2,500 each month to run a witness node for him on Steem. I own a dApp called 3speak that was on Steem, he offered us money, power and users.”..."
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