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Sell Your Data, Earn Some Money

Your data is fueling the big data and AI revolutions. Don’t you think you should benefit from it? That’s the gist of new movement that puts users in control of their data, as well as the ability to profit from it. Read more…

Social Cooling: Living in a Big Data Society

“Data is not the new gold, it is the new oil, and it damages the social environment,” stated Tijmen Schep. Strong words, indeed. But if you’ve been inundated with articles espousing all the wonders that Big Data br Read more…

ACLU Objects to Expansion of Facial Recognition by CBP

On November 9, 2020, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) proposed a rule that would vastly expand its use of facial biometrics. Specifically, the notice proposes an expansion of biometric identity verification for n Read more…

AI-Based Drone Floated to Enforce Social Distancing

If desperate times call for desperate measures, then an AI-powered surveillance drone may find applications as pandemic fatigue erodes compliance with social distancing advisories in congested urban areas. At least th Read more…

It’s Time to Implement Fair and Ethical AI

Companies have gotten the message that artificial intelligence should be implemented in a manner that is fair and ethical. In fact, a recent study from Deloitte indicates that a majority of companies have actually slowed Read more…

Three Privacy Enhancing Techniques That Can Bolster the COVID-19 Response

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us two things: The critical importance of healthcare data in fighting the spread of the disease, and our documented inability to harness it in a timely manner. And while it’s true that s Read more…

Norway Shuts Down Contract Tracing App Amid Privacy Concerns

Officials in Norway have put the kibosh on its national COVID-19 contact tracing application following an outside review that found the app “highly invasive.” The decision comes just days before Germany is expected t Read more…

New Law Firm Tackles AI Liability

If you’re not concerned about the potential legal liability from using AI, then you’re not paying attention. That’s the message from Andrew Burt, one of the founders of BNH.ai, a boutique law firm that’s dedicate Read more…

Yes, You Can Do AI Without Sacrificing Privacy

In general, the more data you have, the better your machine learning model is going to be. But stockpiling vast amounts of data also carries a certain privacy, security, and regulatory risks. With new privacy-preserving Read more…

Busted: Google Remains Atop List of GDPR Fines

If the best way to get someone’s notice is to hit them in the pocketbook, then European regulators have the full attention of data giants like Google. The €50 million ($56 million) fine levied against Google (NASD Read more…

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