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Two arcade champs duel in the Florida Supreme Court over recordings

Justices are grappling with whether an Ohio gamer violated Florida law when he secretly recorded a Florida gamer without permission.
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A Florida appeals court backs Facebook in dismissing a case over a cloned account

A Florida appeals court Wednesday backed Facebook’s argument that it should be dismissed from a lawsuit filed by an ammunition company.
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Professors tout AI for students and faculty

The Florida university system’s Board of Governors hosted a discussion Tuesday about artificial intelligence, or AI.

A new way to detect ALS in patients

ALS is a crippling disease that affects the nervous system. There is a new and easier way to detect ALS in patients.
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Group urges DeSantis to veto Florida’s bill to keep kids off social media

A tech-industry group Thursday quickly urged Gov. Ron DeSantis to veto a bill that seeks to prevent children off social media platforms.
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Florida lawmakers pass a revised crackdown on kids using social media

The Florida House on Wednesday gave final approval to a revised bill that seeks to keep children off social media platforms.
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Florida Senate passes a revamped bill to keep kids under 16 from having some social media accounts

“Federal courts have halted enforcement of similar laws in Ohio and Arkansas,” FIRE said in a prepared statement.
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The Florida Legislature passes a bill banning children 15 and under from having some social media accounts

The Florida bill would require platforms to use age verification before accounts are created, with the verifications also affecting adults.
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U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in a First Amendment fight over Florida’s social media law on Feb. 26

The Florida social media law, in part, would prevent large platforms from banning political candidates from their sites.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., September 11, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

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Meta’s new app Threads surpasses 100 million users in under a week, shaking up social media landscape

Listen: Meta’s new app Threads reached over 100 million users in less than a week. The new social media platform is a competitor to Twitter launched by Meta. That’s the parent company of Instagram and...
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USF panel on “Science Under Attack” in Trump era

Our first guests are part of a panel discussion Monday afternoon at the University of South Florida called “Science Under Attack,” which looks at the role of science under the administration of President Donald Trump. Listen...

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