CCPA could slow healthcare data sharing, industry execs warn

The California Consumer Privacy Act could reduce access to healthcare data used for research and artificial intelligence, according to industry insiders.

06 February 2020

European Parliament to launch AI and digital affairs committee

A Member of European Parliament has said that for the first time the parliament will have a special committee on digital affairs and artificial intelligence.

24 January 2020

Europe should lead the way on AI, EDPS official says

An official at the EU’s data protection watchdog has said the bloc cannot afford to wait for a global consensus on AI.

23 January 2020

Microsoft official calls for facial recognition transparency

Developers of facial recognition technology should be required to make their products available to third party testers and document its limitations, a Microsoft official has said.

23 January 2020

Ethical hacking to plug the breach

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer CISO Mark Walmsley and Justin Shaw-Gray of Synack tell GDR about how to use ethical hacking and AI to secure systems and data.

23 January 2020

European Commission takes cautious approach on AI liability

The European Commission has recommended changes to AI liability rules – but cautioned against a complete overhaul of the law.

09 January 2020

GDR Insight Handbook 2020 launches

The first GDR handbook provides in-depth analysis of the global developments in key areas of data law.

07 January 2020

US bill would require warrants for facial recognition surveillance

Legislation restricting the US federal government’s use of facial recognition software has been introduced to serve as a conversation starter for how the technology should be used by law enforcement, the bill’s bipartisan sponsors have said.

05 December 2019

EU experts call for change on AI liability

A European Commission expert group has recommended an overhaul of liability rules for AI, including proposals for mandatory data logging and compensation for damage to information.

03 December 2019

Court dismisses AI data theft lawsuit against Facebook

A US court has dismissed trade secret and copyright claims made against Facebook and Princeton University by a Lithuanian data company.

22 November 2019

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