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ProtonMail CEO says services must comply with laws unless based 15 miles offshore — ZDNet

After ProtoMail gave a climate activist’s IP address to French authorities under court order, the individual was identified and arrested shortly after, writes Campbell Kwan.

Here is the link: https://www.zdnet.com/article/protonmail-ceo-says-services-must-comply-with-laws-unless-based-15-miles-offshore/

You can find a blog post by Proton founder and chief executive Andy Chen here.

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Biggest Windows 11 update in 2 years nearly finalized, enters Release Preview — Ars Technica

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Elon Musk’s xAI is working on making Grok multimodal — The Verge

Elon Musk’s AI company, xAI, is making progress on adding multimodal inputs to its Grok chatbot, according to public developer documents, writes Kylie Robison in The Verge.