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Congressional Research Service Syndication Feed

Disruptive Library Technology Jester; “One of the hidden gems of the Library of Congress is the Congressional Research Service (CRS). With a staff of about 600 researchers, analysts, and writers, the CRS provides “policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation.” It is kind of… Continue Reading

Who Is Liable if AI Violates Your Human Rights?

Impakter: “Artificial intelligence (AI) has become part of our daily life and will become more important over the years. It can solve complex problems, reduce human errors and increase productivity. However, if legal frameworks and paths of accountability do not adapt and evolve alongside swift technological advancements, AI may encounter human rights issues. This is… Continue Reading

Sound Recordings of Supreme Court of the United States Now Fully Digitized

NARA: “The Moving Image and Sound Branch is pleased to announce that the sound recordings of RG 267: Records of the Supreme Court of the United States have been fully digitized and are available for listening and download through the National Archives Catalog. The audio recordings in Record Group 267 are organized into three series, … Continue Reading

Top Cyberattacks Revealed in New Threat Intelligence Report

Dark Reading: “New report provides actionable intelligence about attacks, threat actors, and campaigns. Ismael Valenzuela, Vice President of Threat Research & Intelligence, BlackBerry. We recognize that in today’s world, security leaders must expand their focus beyond technologies and their vulnerabilities. To effectively manage risk, security leaders must continually analyze the global threat landscape and understand… Continue Reading

LLRX May 2023 Issue

Is using Generative AI just another form of outsourcing?– Is the implementation of generative AI simply a new flavor of outsourcing? How does this digital revolution reflect on our interpretation of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) ethical guidelines? How can we ensure that we maintain the sacrosanct standards of our profession as we step into… Continue Reading

Chrome Extension Helps Students Prove AI Didn’t Write Their Essays

Slash Gear: “…Draftback is a Google Chrome browser extension available as a free download from the Chrome Web Store. When installed, Draftback adds a special button to the top of a Google Doc interface that retraces the entire revision history of the document. As the extension’s creator, writer, and programmer James Somers explains on the… Continue Reading

Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, May 27, 2023

Via LLRX – Pete Recommends – Weekly highlights on cyber security issues, May 27, 2023 – Privacy and cybersecurity issues impact every aspect of our lives – home, work, travel, education, health and medical records – to name but a few. On a weekly basis Pete Weiss highlights articles and information that focus on the increasingly… Continue Reading

Stop the Presses? Newspapers in the Digital Age

CRS Report – Stop the Presses? Newspapers in the, Digital Age, Updated May 24, 2023: “During the past 20 years, more than 200 local daily newspapers have either reduced thei rpublication frequency or ceased publishing altogether. Among those that survived, many employa fraction of the journalists that they did at the turn of the 21st… Continue Reading

AI has social consequences, but who pays the price? Tech companies’ problem with ‘ethical debt’

Via LLRX – AI has social consequences, but who pays the price? Tech companies’ problem with ‘ethical debt’ – As a technology ethics educator and researcher, Carey Fiesler has thought about AI systems amplifying harmful biases and stereotypes, students using AI deceptively, privacy concerns, people being fooled by misinformation, and labor exploitation. Fiesler characterizes this… Continue Reading

Google Search starts rolling out ChatGPT-style generative AI results If you opt-in to generative AI

Google Blog, May 25, 2023 – “3 new ways generative AI can help you search. We’re starting to open up access to new generative AI capabilities in Search. Here are three ways to try it out. Today, we’re starting to open up access to Search Labs, a new program to access early experiments from Google.… Continue Reading

LegalHTML: a Representation Language for Legal Acts

LegalHTML: A Representation Language for Legal Acts. May 2023. DOI:10.1007/978-3-031-33455-9_31 In book: The Semantic Web (pp.520-537) Armando Stellato, Manuel Fiorelli. “The Publications Office (OP) of European Union (EU) expressed the need to simplify the Official Journal production workflow, which required different formats and, consequently, document instances at different stages of the process. We met this… Continue Reading