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The A.I. revolution could be under threat as Big Tech attempts to take web data out of the public domain

Even as it touts the importance of publicly available data to A.I., Meta is simultaneously pursuing litigation to close access to public web data that it acknowledges it does not own.

Fortune | 17-May-2023

Insights Gained Through Bright Data Reveal Just 10% of Cross-Industry Company Founders Are Women

A new study undertaken by Susan Walsh, The Classification Guru, found that just 10% of cross-industry company founders globally listed on Crunchbase are women. That figure is significantly less than the findings of the World Bank’s research of one in three businesses being women-owned.

BusinessWire | 07-Mar-2023

How public web data will drive the future of AI

Omri Orgad, Chief Customer Officer at Bright Data, explores the benefits of outsourcing public web data collections for businesses using AI tools.

Innovation News Network | 03-Mar-2023

New Survey: Majority of Data Professionals Consider Public Web Data Crucial to Their Mission

“Freedom of information is the foundation of free societies and free markets. This survey highlights the power of public data to fuel competition, ensure transparency and help solve the world’s most pressing challenges,” said Or Lenchner, the CEO of Bright Data.

BusinessWire | 14-Feb-2023

Non-profit fights online antisemitism with open database

CyberWell has launched what it describes as the “world’s first” live and open database of antisemitic content generated across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube. The non-profit company, established in 2022, aims to use technology to collect examples of antisemitism online so that it can be “studied and stopped”.

National Technology News | 06-Feb-2023

How Public Web Data Helps Solve Our Most Pressing Societal Challenges

What does the fight against sex trafficking, child abuse, cyberbullying and political disinformation have in common? The answer is right in front of and all around us: publicly available web data.

Forbes | 19-Jan-2023

Bright Data Files Lawsuit Against Meta to Protect Everyone’s Access to Public Web Data for Public Good

To protect everyone’s right to access public data for public good, Bright Data today filed a lawsuit against Meta in the Delaware Superior Court. Markets and society function best when public data is accessible to the public. Information transparency helps drive market competition, advance research and assist life-saving organizations.

BusinessWire | 06-Jan-2023

Musk Lifted Bans for Thousands on Twitter. Here’s What They’re Tweeting.

Many reinstated users are tweeting about topics that got them barred in the first place: Covid-19 skepticism, election denialism and QAnon.

The New York Times | 22-Dec-2022