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Ethical AI: Europe publishes new guidelines

Chris Middleton explains what Europe is doing to meet the ethical challenge posed by the rise of AI. What do organisations need to do to implement AI ethically – and just...
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Cyber security: How Alexa is permitted to spy on your private life

Chris Middleton explains the implications of Amazon’s latest research – and its efforts to water down consumer privacy protections. Scare stories about Amazon’s Alexa eavesdropping on customers are nothing new, and are...

Online harms: Can UK internet regulation succeed?

Chris Middleton looks at the British government’s Online Harms white paper and whether the UK can really regulate the internet independently. The government has published its delayed – and much-anticipated – white...

UK winning cybersecurity battle, claims DCMS

The proportion of UK businesses experiencing cyber breaches or attacks has dropped from 43 percent to 32 percent in the past 12 months, according to an announcement from the Department for...
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Electoral Interference: Taming the Bear

These days the internet is being used as a weapon of international war. Even as we bid adieu to French President Francois Hollande last week amidst closely observed elections in France,...

Will blockchain become the Apple of data management technology?

Australian banking giant ANZ ruffled a lot of feathers recently with the release of a short, tidy little flowchart. Designed to help enterprise establishments determine if blockchain is the best solution...
Facial Recognition Privacy Regulation

Why facial recognition systems should be regulated

Chris Middleton reports on a complex debate as the US considers putting legal restrictions on facial recognition systems. Moves are afoot in the US to regulate facial recognition technology. This month, two...

Tracking, Privacy, and Frauds: How The Peer Economy Makes Fakery Pointless

There’s a pervasive scam going on in IT. You mention in an email to a friend how you wish you were on a tropical island vacation, only to be inundated with...

Brexit: Find out where your data lives

Regulation is core to our lives: some rail against it, while others see it as enabling trade on mutually agreed terms. For some, it’s red tape that stifles innovation, while others...

A Verizon Solution For Asset Tracking

Verizon’s 2018 Q4 earnings report was released Tuesday, and the $34.3 billion in revenue the report revealed, primarily derived from monthly average revenue per user, surprised nobody. However, despite respectable growth...

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