Stephen E. Arnold: Is YouTube Cheating Content Creators?

YouTube Supplied Music Leads To Massive Video Demonetization YouTube cheats its content creators. The video sharing platform is constantly changing its rules, demonetizing videos without notice, and deleting videos for “offensive” content. YouTube claims it loves its creators and offers tools and services for assistance. One of these services is offering royalty free music for …

Stephen E. Arnold: Is Amazon Concealing Its Core “Policeware” Aspect?

Amazon: What Does the S Team Do without a Policeware Leader? You can get the list of S Team members in “Amazon Expands Bezos’ Elite ‘S-Team,’ Adding 6 Execs from Emerging Branches of the Company.” DarkCyber believes that there is a commitment at Amazon for policeware and developing services to assist authorities in determining if …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Fraud Detection – Policeware

Amazon Fraud Detector: Policeware Service? The camel is poking its nose into another tent. Navigate to “Amazon Fraud Detector.” The service makes it easy to identify potentially fraudulent online activities. The service seems to focus on a commercial use case. There may be a government or public sector application or two enabled as well. Which …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Trumped, Under Investigation?

Amazon Trumped? DarkCyber does not have a dog in this fight. The fight? Jeff Bezos versus the President of the United States. If the information in “Trump Bezos Round 2: Amazon Faces Broad Antitrust Probe of Cloud Business” is accurate, lawyers involved in the matter will have a very good chance to generate some billable …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Online Data Market

Amazon Rolls Out an Online Data Market Here is some interesting news from Amazon Web Services. Inside Big Data reports, “Introducing AWS Data Exchange.” Third-party data has become integral to the processes of research, analytics, and machine-learning models for businesses and academic institutions, but the process of tapping into that data has been cumbersome and …

Stephen E. Arnold: IBM Watson Loses Debate …

IBM Watson to the Rescue of Truth: Facts? Not Necessary “Could IBM Watson Fix Facebook’s ‘Truth Problem’?” stopped me in my daily quest for truth, justice, and the American way of technology. The write up dangles some clickbait in front of the Web indexing crawlers. Once stopped by IBM Watson, Facebook, and Truth, the indexers …

Stephen E. Arnold: Amazon Mind Control Through Book Control

Why Analyzing Amazon EBook Reading Lists Is Useful An intriguing study in machine-learning models suggests human language behaviors may be more affected by what we read than previously thought. Neuroscience News tells us “What 26,000 Books Reveal When it Comes to Learning Language.” Brendan T. Johns, an assistant professor at the University at Buffalo, and …

Stephen E. Arnold: Facebook Picks a Fight with Mossad?

Facebook Takes on NSO Group Now this is an interesting and possibly inadvisable move. Facebook is big and it has become the one company able to create more negative vibes than an outfit like Boeing (737 Max which allegedly was called “flying coffins”or Johnson & Johnson (the outfit famous for baby powder with a possible …