Facebook underlines human role in AI development

A senior Facebook privacy official has emphasised the role of humans in developing accurate and ethical artificial intelligence technology.

31 January 2019

EU mulls AI regulation

The European Commission is to consider approaches to regulating artificial intelligence in a report due to be published in mid-2019.

30 January 2019

European Patent Office offers guidance on AI inventions

The European Patent Office has for the first time released guidance which includes details of how to patent inventions created through artificial intelligence.

02 November 2018

Trade secrets better suited to AI inventions than patents, experts say

Rapidly changing technology, difficulties in detecting patent infringement, and finding a point of novelty associated with an AI invention make using patent protection difficult, AI IP experts have said.

31 October 2018

DPAs have “ethical duty” to improve laws, says ICO deputy chief

UK data privacy official Steve Wood has said regulators must recommend changes to laws where they see shortcomings.

25 October 2018

ICDPPC unveils AI guidelines

An international grouping of data privacy watchdogs and a group of NGOs have stressed the importance of transparency in separate advisory guidelines.

24 October 2018

Public bodies must be transparent on AI and algorithms, German watchdogs say

Nine German data protection commissioners have urged public bodies that use AI and algorithms to adopt a “transparency by design” approach in an effort to improve accountability.

19 October 2018

Regulate AI output rather than process, says lawyer

Regulation should address the potentially harmful results of AI, rather than the process through which it reaches those results, a barrister has said.

01 October 2018

Senior Dechert lawyers to head US law school’s new financial regulation institute

10 August 2018

Regulation could hamper AI, warn in-house counsel

07 August 2018

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