Lucas Nolan

Lucas Nolan

Lucas Nolan is a reporter for Breitbart News based in Ireland covering issues of free speech and online censorship. Follow him on Twitter @LucasNolan or contact him via secure email at the address

Articles by Lucas Nolan

Your Car Is Collecting Data on You. Here’s How to Delete It

As cars become more advanced and evolve into sophisticated data collection devices, understanding how to delete the data your vehicle collects is crucial for driver privacy. Here’s how to delete your personal data from your car.

A car collecting data on occupants

Report: UN Unveils Its Playbook to Censor Online Speech Globally

A recent initiative by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has ignited a debate over free speech and the regulation of online communication. Using the ominous term “Internet of Trust,” UNESCO plays a full spectrum deployment of techniques like ‘algorithmic suppression’ to diminish speech online that the UN doesn’t approve of.

Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Facebook/Meta, is seen in attendance during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on October 01, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC)

Falling Further Behind OpenAI: Google Delays Launch of Gemini AI to 2024

Google has postponed the launch of its next-generation AI model, Gemini, to January 2024, initially teased at its I/O 2023 event as a formidable competitor to OpenAI’s GPT-4. The internet giant continues to lag behind the developer of ChatGPT in the generative AI arena.

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, attends a press event to announce Google as the new official partner of the Women's National Team at Google Berlin. Photo: Christoph Soeder/dpa (Photo by Christoph Soeder/picture alliance via Getty Images)

Read X/Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino’s Memo to Staff After Elon Musk Lashed Out at Advertisers

X/Twitter’s recently appointed CEO, Linda Yaccarino, who was hired specifically for her expertise in advertising, sent an internal email praising Elon Musk’s “candid and profound” interview at the recent DealBook Summit. Musk used the interview to send a message to advertisers that have paused their spending on his platform, saying, “go fuck yourself. Is that clear? I hope it is.”

X/Twitter CEO Linda Yaccarino

Former OpenAI Board Member Sheds Light on Firing of Sam Altman

Helen Toner, a former board member of ChatGPT developer OpenAI, has publicly addressed the circumstances surrounding the brief dismissal of CEO Sam Altman, asserting that the decision was not driven by any intent to hinder the organization’s progress.

OpenAI boss Sam Altman

Unholy Alliance: American Intelligence Community Believes UAE AI Giant G42 Is Working Closely with China

The relationship between G42, an influential AI firm based in the United Arab Emirates, and various Chinese companies has raised significant concerns among U.S. intelligence agencies. The most worrying aspect of the company’s relationship with the communist country is the potential for it to hand over U.S. technology that partners are forbidden from selling to China directly.

China's Xi and UAE's Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Report: Sports Illustrated Caught Using Articles from Fake AI-Generated ‘Writers’

Sports Illustrated is under fire for allegedly for publishing articles authored by fictitious, AI-generated writers. The articles were written by authors with AI-generated headshots and no real-life footprint beyond their articles in SI. When contacted about the suspicious articles, the publication removed them from their website.

Robot AI typewriter

Survey: Half of All Tech Workers Think AI Is Overrated

A recent survey on the state of AI reveals a surprising perspective among tech industry workers, with over half viewing AI as overrated, yet acknowledging its value and potential in the workplace. For many respondents, the major concern with the state of AI platforms such as ChatGPT is the accuracy of the results they produce.

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OpenAI Reinstates Sam Altman as CEO 5 Days After Firing Him

Sam Altman has been reinstated as CEO of ChatGPT developer OpenAI just five days after his sudden dismissal from the organization. The move comes after more than 700 OpenAI employees threatened to quit if Altman wasn’t reinstated at the AI powerhouse.

Sam Altman, chief executive officer of OpenAI Inc., speaks with members of the media during the Allen & Co. Media and Technology Conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, US, on Wednesday, July 12, 2023. The summit is typically a hotbed for etching out mergers over handshakes, but could take on a …