Good morning, Austin. Only a few shopping days left until Christmas. Until then, here’s a look at some of the technology stories generating buzz around the Interwebs today.
EU court rules against UK data retention laws
The European Court of Justice has ruled that governments must not indiscriminately collect and retain people's emails and electronic communications, dealing a blow to Britain's contentious new cyber-surveillance law.
Europe's highest court ruled Wednesday that "general and indiscriminate retention of data" by governments is unlawful, and that only targeted retention aimed at fighting serious crime could justify such state interference.
AI making it easier tofake video, images
The Verge has an interesting piece this morning about how artificial intelligence is opening the door to a new world of creating fake images, audio and video that look and feel very real. It’s interesting -- and in many ways scary -- stuff.
So what about those AIrPods?
Apple’s new wireless headphones are showing up in reviewers’ hands, and those reviews are starting to show up online. CNet, for one, says the AirPods are better than you might think.
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