European Union lawmaker Brando Benifei, a key contributor to the EU’s artificial intelligence (AI) regulations, has said that he hopes the EU’s AI Act will set the standard for AI legislation worldwide.
AI needs to be regulated, but its swift evolution is posing challenges to the creation and application of new legal frameworks. Below, we look at steps that governments are taking to harness the emerging technology in a bid to promote its safe and effective use.
TikTok, the Chinese-owned social media platform, has been fined £12.7m by the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) for breaching data protection law and failing to protect the privacy of children.
The government claims its “innovation-friendly and flexible” plans for AI regulation could help businesses avoid the “uncertainty that comes with regulatory compliance”. But could lighter touch regulation increase risks for UK businesses and individuals alike?
At PrivSec Data Protection & Infrastructure, a panel of experts explored how companies leverage data flows to conduct everyday operations, as well examining long term solutions for privacy and data flows.
Privacy regulators in five countries are examining a test which collects the DNA of pregnant women and foetuses for research after it emerged the test’s Chinese manufacturer has links to China’s military.
Apple’s proposals to scan iCloud Photos for child sexual abuse material (CSAM) have proved controversial among privacy advocates. But did you know that the company has been scanning iCloud Mail for several years? Not many people do.
China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) imposes strict rules for transferring personal information out of mainland China (“cross-border transfers”) that may be even more stringent than those contained in the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).