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The chips are down: AI newsletter 18 September 2023

Tech giants’ AI projects are being threatened with death by a thousand copyright cuts, with yet another author attaching himself to litigation against the alleged wilful pilfering of his intellectual property. But concerns over the ethics of building AI models hasn’t stopped the rush to do so, with front- and back-end companies teaming up on the next generation of the technology.

18 September 2023

Korea fines Meta and OpenAI

Korea’s data regulator has fined Meta for unlawfully using third-party data for targeted advertising without consent, and fined OpenAI while vowing to continue investigating AI technology.

01 August 2023

Korea fines Facebook, warns Netflix and Google

Korea’s data watchdog has hit Facebook with a record fine and warned Netflix and Google over breaches of the country’s data protection law.

31 August 2021

Data breach roundup 5 July 2021

GDR rounds up recent major data breaches – featuring the Kaseya ransomware attack and companies such as LinkedIn, Alibaba and CVS.

05 July 2021

EU-Korea data flows deal greenlit

The European Commission will publish a data adequacy decision for Korea in the next few months, following the conclusion of negotiations between EU and Korean officials.

30 March 2021

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