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Governments need to embrace AI for the good of the people

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AI has already taken the private sphere by storm, with massive corporations, dynamic startups, and even our own living rooms playing host to intelligent machine learning software. It’s no big surprise, then, that the world of government is starting to turn to AI to improve its effectiveness in serving populations large and small.

Hacker doxes hundreds of German politicians

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Since 1 December, one or more hackers have been publishing data and documents from hundreds of German politicians in a Twitter advent calendar – a massive assault on the government that wasn’t discovered until Thursday night.