The Terrible Timing of YouTube’s Notre-Dame Snafu

Google’s automated tools displayed content about the fire that a human never would have allowed. This is catnip to regulators.

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By Alex Webb

Almost instantly after the sparks ignited at Notre-Dame de Paris on Monday evening, footage of the flames proceeding to swallow the…

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