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Amazon has a secret way to scrape Microsoft's GitHub and feed its AI model

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Amazon has harnessed a grey-area strategy to gather data from Microsoft's GitHub for their AI development by encouraging employees to create multiple accounts for scraping purposes. This raises concerns over data privacy and the exploitation of platform resources for competitive advantage.

  • AI models require high-quality data.
  • GitHub has platform scraping limits.
  • Amazon leverages multiple accounts.
  • Strategy raises ethical concerns.
  • Data is critical for AI advances.