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Employee Opposition Derails Google Military AI Project

Kate Conger Gizmodo
Google will not pursue Project Maven because the backlash has been terrible for the company. Thousands of employees have signed a petition asking Google to cancel the contract and dozens of employees have resigned in protest.

Arms Trade Treaty Gains Momentum with 50th Ratification

Joel Jaeger IPS
So far, 121 countries have signed the treaty, and 154 voted in favor of its adoption in April 2013 in the General Assembly. The successful entry into force of the ATT will be a big win for arms control campaigners and NGOs, who have been fighting for the regulation of the arms trade for more than a decade.
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