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News and Commentary on Legal Issues Presented by AI

Artificial Intelligence in Media, Entertainment and Newsgathering: Legal Issues You Didn’t Know You Have Davis Wright Tremaine will team up with Quartz and FuseMachines on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 in our NY office for a CLE panel discussion on the emergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in media, entertainment and newsgathering. From deep learning to deep fakes, the emergence of AI in media, entertainment and newsgathering is presenting both unparalleled opportunities and unique challenges. At the…
Developments in Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) have brought about unprecedented insight and value to the modern enterprise. At the same time, the right to be forgotten is ensconced in the current and upcoming privacy regulations such as the GDPR and CCPA. In this webinar, experts will discuss the connection between the deletion requirement and data privacy limits on data retention. What does the law intend to say with regard to data…
This article originally appeared in the UCLA Law Review. Introduction On August 22, 2018, the California Attorney General Xavier Becerra wrote a letter to both the California State Senate and Assembly.1 The letter stated that A.B. 375, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (hereinafter Act) imposed “unworkable obligations and serious operational challenges upon” the AG’s office, as the Act appointed the AG as the chief enforcer of California’s new data privacy law.…
DWT partner Adam Greene will team up with Microsoft to present:  Avoiding Legal Turbulence While Navigating the Cloud and AI in Healthcare on March 20, 2019 in New York City. This program is designed for legal and compliance professionals in the health and life sciences industry. Technology is transforming the healthcare industry at a rapid pace.  As an in-house health lawyer or health compliance professional, are you prepared to advise your clients who are eager…
Adoption of applications powered by artificial intelligence (AI) is skyrocketing. Customer service, operations, and internal company initiatives leveraging AI are prevalent in our lives today. Voice-enabled smart assistants, bot-enabled customer service, autonomous vehicles and machines, and much more. Join us on Tuesday, January 29, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm as we organize a panel of in-house and outside counsel working on these issues to learn more about some of these AI applications, how…
The American Health Lawyers Association presents their annual Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute in San Antonio, TX from February 4-6, 2019. The Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute will focus on legal challenges faced by physicians and their counsel, the legal challenges faced by hospitals and health systems and their counsel, and the legal issues of interest to both segments of the health care delivery system. Topic areas covered at this program include physician arrangements, compliance,…
Continuing its push to develop a formal governance framework for artificial intelligence, the European Commission (EC) published draft ethical guidelines for AI in late December of 2018.  Developed by the EC’s so-called “High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence,” the draft proposes ethical guidelines for the development and use of AI systems and technology. The release of these guidelines stems directly from the EC’s AI Declaration in 2018, in which the EC committed to develop a…
Join Chris Ott at the RSA Conference, March 4-8, 2019 in San Francisco, as he presents “Modern hacking investigations in light of Blockchain and AI technology.” Data security is only part of the challenge. Recently, complex cyber crimes have resulted in public indictments and convictions for state-sponsored and criminal hackers. Increasingly, those investigations have touched upon Blockchain and AI technologies. Join veterans of the online cyber wars to discuss how Blockchain and AI technologies…
The FCC recently held a forum on AI and Machine Learning in Washington, DC to showcase how this technology benefits consumers and better understand its impact on the communications marketplace. Spearheaded by Chairman Ajit Pai, the forum brought together leaders in the industry to discuss the impact and promise of AI for communications consumers and the industry as a whole. Noting that this was a forum only for “discussion and demonstration,” Chairman Pai made clear…
The FTC continued its series of public hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century with two days of hearings on November 13-14 focused on “Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and Predictive Analytics.”  During two days of discussions and testimony panelists generally agreed that new regulations in this area would be premature, and that finding the appropriate framework for transparency, fairness and ethics may require society to consider tradeoffs between competing value sets.…