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NHS AI Lab has released a short buyer’s checklist to guide organisations through procuring AI solutions. It’s been published in light of COVID-19 – the pandemic presents a huge opportunity to accelerate the uptake of innovative digital solutions at scale. In the UK, healthcare organisations are receiving multiple proposals for AI healthcare applications. This could ease the burden on hospitals facing enormous demands on time and clinical resource. The guide focuses on providing assurance that…

Robots are now writing our daily news instead of journalists. No wonder, artifical intelligence (AI) is considered one of the most transformative technologies of our times. Much has been written about how AI will affect copyright and patent laws and change established concepts such as “author” and “inventor”. Decisions on those topics are now emerging, and without surprise, mostly from China where tech and AI are already used on a daily basis in shopping, the…

“AI in the Time of Coronavirus” tackles how companies and governments are using technology to help fight the COVID-19 outbreak and alleviate its effects. The episode also contains discussion on the interconnected privacy and cybersecurity issues that come with investment in technological solutions during crises. With big data, predictive analytics, social media, and surveillance technology as just some of the key points, Raffaele Giarda, Jay Ruan, and Paolo Sbuttoni have an insightful conversation on how the modern world faces…

On February 19, 2020 the ICO published its draft guidance on the AI auditing framework for public consultation, which is open until April 1, 2020. We have summarised the key themes below. What is the draft guidance? The draft guidance, which runs to over 100 pages, provides advice and recommendations on how to understand data protection law in relation to artificial intelligence. It clarifies how to assess the data protection risks posed by AI and…

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…