Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now

Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now

Opinion: Courts should pause the use of algorithms for criminal sentencing. The post Courts Are Using AI to Sentence Criminals. That Must Stop Now appeared first on WIRED.

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Security News This Week: Nasty Microsoft Word ‘Booby Trap’ Loaded PCs With Malware

Security News This Week: Nasty Microsoft Word ‘Booby Trap’ Loaded PCs With Malware

Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: Nasty Microsoft Word ‘Booby Trap’ Loaded PCs With Malware appeared first on WIRED.

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Taser’s Free Body Cameras Are Good for Cops, Not the People

Taser’s Free Body Cameras Are Good for Cops, Not the People

Opinion: Free body cameras may help police, but they come at a cost to civil liberties. The post Taser’s Free Body Cameras Are Good for Cops, Not the People appeared first on WIRED.

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North Korea Probably Can’t Strike the US Yet—But It’s Still Plenty Scary

North Korea Probably Can’t Strike the US Yet—But It’s Still Plenty Scary

With tensions mounting in the Korean Peninsula, a look at how much—or how little—damage the Hermit Kingdom could cause stateside. The post North Korea Probably Can’t Strike the US Yet—But It’s Still Plenty Scary appeared first on WIRED.

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