Colombian Judge Uses ChatGPT in Legal Decision

Judge Juan Manuel Padilla Garcia, of the First Circuit Court in the city of Cartagena, has become the first judge to use ChatGPT in a decision.

Better CEO Taking Time Off In Wake of Mass Zoom Firing

Better.com’s board of directors has announced CEO Vishal Garg is “taking time off effective immediately” in the wake of laying off 900 people via Zoom.

Bosses Can No Longer Text Employees After Hours in Portugal

Portugal has taken a major step toward protecting remote workers, making it illegal for employers to text employees after hours.

Facebook May Pull Out of Europe

Facebook is warning it may pull out of Europe over a decision by Ireland’s Data Protection Commission (DPC).

Ring Making Major Changes To Improve Privacy

“While we already offered two-factor authentication to customers, starting today we’re making a second layer of verification mandatory for all users when they log into their Ring accounts,” reads the blog post.

Ring Is a Case Study In Bad Privacy Policy

Ring has been in the news for its ongoing struggles with privacy issues. Its latest response, not to mention its approach in general, could serve as a case study of what not to do.

Ring Uses Android Doorbell App to Surveil Customers

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has discovered that Ring’s Android doorbell camera app is being used to surveil customers. According to the EFF, the Ring Android app is “packed with third-party trackers sending out a plethora of customers’ personally identifiable…

CES 2020: Ring Adds Privacy Control Center In Wake Of Hacks

In the wake of multiple hacks and a subsequent lawsuit, Ring is off to a promising start at CES 2020, unveiling a new privacy Control Center, according to CNN. Ring has had a tough few weeks as multiple incidents surfaced…

Amazon and Ring Sued In Federal Court Over Failure to Secure Cameras

TMZ is reporting that Ring and its parent company, Amazon, are being sued in federal court in California, claiming they have failed to protect users. Ring made headlines a couple of weeks ago when a number of cameras where hacked.…

VICE Tests Ring’s Security: Spoiler, It’s Awful

Ring made headlines last week when multiple hacks were reported, with some disturbing results. In the wake of the reports, Ring tried to assure users that its network and systems had not been compromised and that the hacks were the…

StumbleUpon’s 5by Video Discovery App For iOS Now Compatible With Chromecast

StumbleUpon announced today that its 5by video discovery service has partnered with VICE Media, Tribeca Enterprises, and DEFY Media. These are its first-ever media partnerships. As a result of these partnerships, users will be able to navigate partner channels to…

Here’s The Final Episode Of That Assassin’s Creed IV History Series

Earlier this month, Ubisoft teamed up with VICE to produce a three episode series that explored the real pirate legends that inspired the world of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Needless to say, the series has been as entertaining as…

Assassin’s Creed IV Documentary Takes On Blackbeard

Last week, Ubisoft and VICE teamed up to produce a history documentary series based on the real historical pirates that populate Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. The first episode explored the life of Charles Vane – the most dangerous pirate…

VICE And Ubisoft Team Up On Assassin’s Creed IV-Inspired Historical Documentary

VICE is known for its brutal news documentaries that take place in some of the most dangerous places on earth. In other words, they’re no stranger to the worst humanity has to offer. Some of the worst humans ever to…

Valeria Lukyanova, “Real Life Barbie”, Is An E.T.

Valeria Lukyanova is known as “Odessa Barbie” and is an internet sensation all over the world after photos and videos of her went viral. The 21-year old model has Barbie-like proportions–including a tiny waist and perfect facial features–and has several…

John McAfee Says He Is Safe In Guatemala, Plans Press Conference

John McAfee says he has made it safely to Guatemala, and will be meeting with officials in that country. He plans on doing a press conference. In the latest post on his blog, McAfee writes: I apologize for all of…

VICE Launches a New YouTube Channel

VICE, the art and culture magazine with a popular online presence, announced today that it is launching a new YouTube channel. The Vice YouTube channel will feature short, absurd comedic content hosted by Ryan Duffy, a contributing host for VICE’s…

SOPA Author Lamar Smith: Copyright Violator?

Our chief SOPA correspondent is out of the office today but this story from VICE magazine was really too good to leave uncovered here at WPN, so I’m tagging in to share the story. So if you’ve been following the…