I do not agree with Github's use of copyrighted code as training for Copilot

 
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I do not agree with Github’s use of copyrighted code as training for Copilot

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GPT-J-6B – A 6 billion parameter, autoregressive text generation model

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Audacity may collect “Data necessary for law enforcement, litigation” and more

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Single random bit flip causes error in certificate transparency log

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Soviet Venus Images (2004)
 

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GitHub scraped your code. And they plan to charge you

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The Growth Ponzi Scheme

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Blender and the Rabbids

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The Idempotency-Key HTTP header field

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Commit often, perfect later, publish once: Git best practices (2013)
 

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Is GitHub a derivative work of GPL’d software?

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What should the CPU usage be of a fully-loaded CPU that has been throttled?

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Is Alexandra Elbakyan in real trouble this time?

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Digital Violence: How the NSO Group Enables State Terror

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Underground fiber optics spy on humans moving above
 

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Write a time-series database engine from scratch

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When static makes your C code 10 times faster

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On working too hard: finding balance, and lessons learned from others

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Where are we going from here? Software engineering needs formal methods

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70% of San Francisco residents say quality of life has declined: poll
 

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