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On January 28, 2020 – International Data Privacy Day – the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released its proposals for ensuring appropriate regulation of artificial intelligence (AI), and announced that it is seeking public feedback. Parties have until March 13, 2020 to file submissions with the OPC, in accordance with the OPC’s “Notice of consultation and call for comments on AI consultation paper” which is available here. The OPC’s 11 proposals for…

In this episode, your host Brian Hengesbaugh is joined by associates Danielle Benecke (San Francisco/Palo Alto) and Yoon Chae (Dallas). The three discuss the legislative and regulatory developments surrounding artificial intelligence. In this episode, you will learn about: Definitions of AI and how these inform policy and regulation Trends in AI legislation in the US and globally Recommendations, guidance, and advice on navigating the changing regulatory landscape for companies currently deploying AI or considering deploying…

Antitrust enforcement officials in the US and EU are watching developments surrounding the use of pricing algorithms and artificial intelligence. One area in particular that has drawn attention is the emerging use for AI to combine data and analytics to more accurately price products. Of course, competitive intelligence gathering is a fact of life in business, and many companies have compliance policies to deal with antitrust risks that can arise when handling such information. However,…

On December 17, 2019, The Australian Human Rights Commission unveiled a Discussion Paper on Human Rights and Technology, which includes draft proposals to prevent discrimination driven by artificial intelligence (AI) and intrusive facial recognition. This follows the recent rejection of the Australian Government’s proposed facial recognition legislation by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) due to privacy concerns. The discussion paper proposes a National Strategy on New and Emerging Technologies for Australia to help…

Regulation of artificial intelligence (AI) is the topic du jour, considered by many to be one of the most important issues today. Many governments worldwide have responded by issuing national plans, guidelines, and ethics codes that highlight the essential principles for developing ethical AI, such as the European Union’s Ethics Guidelines for Trustworthy AI (April 2019) and OECD’s Council Recommendation on Artificial Intelligence (May 2019). Although the United States was initially less legislatively active than…