Category: Legal

Californians Could Opt Out of AI in Proposed Privacy Rules

Meta Quest 3 is the ultimate 2023 VR headset, with accessories like bigger battery, head strap, facial interface, charging dock, carrying case, safety mat and link cable from leading brands. ProxiMat’s anti-fatigue foam floor mat adds tactile feedback. Oculus’ standalone headset connects to PC for more gaming, while Logitech G333 earphones upgrade audio. Experts recommend best consumer electronics.

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“anything Less Than This Will Be Rejected”: Industry Unites in Call for Streaming Standard

The Australian entertainment industry calls for the streaming service regulations to abide by the National Cultural Policy with 20% revenue investment within 3 years, transparent and incorruptible models, and investments in diverse First Nations storytellers. Minimum terms of trade should be adhered to with a three-year acquisition limit to encourage new content production.

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Ad Spend Wasted on Invalid Traffic Could Reach $72B in 2024

Invalid traffic (IVT) is estimated to cost $72B globally by 2024, rising 33% from 2022. North America has the lowest rate (7.5%), while LinkedIn the highest (24.6%), projected to be $1.43B wasted in 2024. Industry and company size affect IVT rate; insurance, retail and larger companies have the most. To reduce ad spend waste, brands should diversify media mix & utilize strategies to mitigate IVT.

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Youtube Requires Creators to Label Synthetic Content

YouTube announced safeguards for AI-generated videos, such as synthetic or altered footage. Labels will indicate authenticity and violators may face penalties. AI generated music must earn permission from labels. Biden and Xi Jinping are expected to sign a deal limiting AI in military systems.

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Actors’ Deal Estimated to Cost Studios $450-600M a Year

Actors and writers will receive bonus pay and “guardrails” to protect them from AI technology, costing $450-$600M annually. The 3-year contract won’t significantly affect the global entertainment industry with yearly revenue of $100B, yet provided temporarily free cash flow of more than $10B due to the strike. Approval voting starts Tuesday.

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Streamers Spend $324 Million on Australian Content

SVOD providers reduced their expenditure on Australian content in 2022-23, spending $324 million. This was down from $335 million the previous year. 3,757 titles were available to watch across 5 platforms and $453 million was spent on related programs. Discoverability techniques are used to promote this content.

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Netflix Spends $1 Billion on Australian-Related Programming

Netflix invests over $1 billion in Australia since 2019, sparking a battle between streaming services and free-to-air providers. Free TV demands access to free content, while ASTRA claims it will control TV choices. ACMA report shows Netflix mainly invested in kids, drama and doco genres. Free TV counters that they invest $1.5 billion into local content each year.

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AI Protections Are Sticking Point – the Hollywood Reporter

SAG-AFTRA is pushing back on the inclusion of an AI clause in studios’ latest offer, seeking to secure consent and compensation from performers. On Monday, SAG-AFTRA will present a counteroffer during a meeting with AMPTP. Cookies are used on the website to personalize services and adverts, with necessary cookies enabling it to function and others monitoring visits and performance. Users can manage their privacy settings.SAG-AFTRA is pushing back on the inclusion of an AI clause in studios’ latest offer, seeking to secure consent and compensation from performers. On Monday, SAG-AFTRA will present a counteroffer during a meeting with AMPTP. Cookies are used on the website to personalize services and adverts, with necessary cookies enabling it to function and others monitoring visits and performance. Users can manage their privacy settings.

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