The Crazy Business of Cryptoart: How "Links" Are Sold For Millions of Euros
Certificates of authenticity for digital works, so-called NFTs, are shaking the foundations of the traditional art market. "I am the biggest landowner in the metaverse", says Pablo Rodríguez-Fraile, the Spaniard who has become a multimillionaire buying and selling these "pieces"
War on Algorithms: Why Companies Increasingly Advertise 'Human-Made' Work As A Sign of Quality
For decades, companies marketed handmade products as better than mass-produced ones. Now, some companies are going one step further: boasting that their products are algorithm-free. Will "made by humans" become the label of choice in the era of artificial intelligence?
Orbán's Salami Tactics: The Last Hungarian Independent Radio Goes Silent
András Arató, the president of Klubrádió, announced at a special press conference on 9 February that the judicial authorities had approved a proposal for the station – the last independent one in Hungary – to cease broadcasting as of 14 February, remaining only as an internet broadcaster
Media in Poland protest against the planned "advertising tax". This means bankruptcy for many media and limits to pluralism
"Advertising "contributions" will mean the weakening or even liquidation of some media operating in Poland" – write media publishers in Poland in a letter to the authorities. The government wants to introduce a new levy under the pretext of fighting the Covid pandemic
The Trap Behind Small Print: All the Dangers of Clicking 'Accept' without Reading First
Not even Trump managed to get rid of the clauses he accepted when he signed up for Twitter, which deleted his account alleging a violation of the contract. Some clauses exceed 20,000 words, like a Shakespeare play, and require legal knowledge beyond the average user's reach