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Background The need for an ethical approach to the implementation of AI solutions has gained widespread acceptance in academic communities, the public sector and, increasingly, in commercial organisations.  A considerable industry has emerged providing commentary and guidance on the topic.[1] There has been less focus on an appropriate legal framework to regulate the implementation of […]…
In July 2020 the CJEU Schrems II judgment invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield under the provisions of EU data protection law governing transfers of data to third countries. The CJEU decided that, in the light of US state communications surveillance powers, the Privacy Shield arrangements did not adequately protect EU personal data. Now, hard on […]…
Digital technology is changing the way in which we receive healthcare. Healthcare providers are increasingly looking to adopt digital technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) as the benefits become clear. AI is particularly attractive given its ability to analyse large quantities of complex data. The NHS’s commitment to AI is demonstrated through the NHS AI […]…
Last year saw the FinTech market experience rapid growth both in the UK and internationally. However, the onset of the pandemic and the subsequent global recession this year has left businesses experiencing a significant reduction in revenue and fewer funding opportunities. Whilst these challenges look set to continue for the short to mid-term, shifting consumer […]…
Leaked copy of the European Commission’s Data Governance Act reveals key insights into how the Commission will seek to implement its European Strategy for Data In February 2020, the European Commission published its European Strategy for Data, which set out the Commission’s vision for a single market for data across the EU, to provide access […]…
Disinformation and fake news has come under much scrutiny in the past couple of years, and the (voluntary) Code of Practice on Disinformation was BigTech’s attempt to stave off compulsory legislative measures. The Code is a self-regulatory initiative signed by Facebook, Google, Twitter, Mozilla, and members of the advertising industry in October 2018, with Microsoft […]…
Digitalisation has, without a doubt, revolutionised the way goods and services are being offered to, and procured by, consumers in an increasingly online world. Particularly since COVID-19, the need for an online presence and ability to continue providing goods/services via other contactless, online revenue streams, has become even more prevalent, and paramount, for businesses adapting […]…