Region: United States of America

Microsoft, Epic, Google and other developers hit with addiction claim

An Illinois resident has accused video game developers of designing addictive software that violates COPPA and other statutes.

16 November 2023

Judge finds social media companies can be held liable for product defects

A judge allowed some negligence and products liability claims to continue against Meta, Google, Snap, TikTok and other social media platforms.

15 November 2023

Google sues alleged Bard impersonators

Google claims individuals impersonated its Bard AI chatbot to lure victims into downloading malware.

15 November 2023

Colorado establishes first life insurance AI rules

A Colorado regulation is setting legal standards for how life insurance providers harness personal data and algorithms during their policy decision-making.

13 November 2023

Things fell apart: AI newsletter 13 November 2023

The EU has long planned to be a major force in the regulation of AI. Its AI Act framework now appears to be at risk following a negotiation deadlock – which could give other countries’ frameworks and supranational bodies’ guidance folks more opportunities to set the global tone.

13 November 2023

Amazon’s privacy win: US Privacy and Cybersecurity Alert 10 November 2023

Amazon defeats a putative data privacy class action; senators consider legislation requiring federal agencies adopt NIST AI framework; and a Carlton Fields cybersecurity attorney joins Foley & Lardner.

10 November 2023

Meta: COPPA preempts Messenger Kids BIPA claims

Meta has shot back at claims its Messenger app violates the Illinois biometric data statute, arguing it is protected by California law and the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.

09 November 2023

NYDFS finalises more granular cybersecurity requirements

The New York State Department of Financial Services has made its cybersecurity controls more prescriptive.

08 November 2023

Firms revisit their policies as generative AI spreads to the legal sector

Client confidentiality concerns and other dangers are forcing law firms to assess their use of generative AI and set protocols for how to best harness the rapidly evolving technology.

07 November 2023

The morning after the summit before: AI newsletter 6 November 2023

There is a general, if somewhat begrudging, acceptance that the UK’s AI Safety Summit came off with a measure of success – with China and the US speaking on the same panel, the foundation models promising to play nice, and Elon Musk’s Cybertruck triumphantly navigating the Milton Keynes roundabouts to bring some star power to proceedings. While not everyone was happy, the promise of summits in Korea and France next year suggests there will be plenty of opportunities to voice dissent.

06 November 2023

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