The historic vote comes amid growing discontent among employees at technology companies such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft, who have started to organize.
The European Commission will take some time before deciding on how to legislate facial recognition remotely, but will not prevent national initiatives from moving ahead on their own, Commission vice-president Margrethe Vestager has said.
The AI moonshot was founded in the spirit of transparency. This is the inside story of how competitive pressure eroded that idealism.
The problem with facial recognition technology isn’t just that you could be mistaken for a suspect—it’s that it means your government doesn’t trust you.
For six years, a North Carolina family has tried to find out what the U.S. government did with its children after they were separated at the border.
Insurance companies are using new surveillance tech to discipline customers
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The EU will propose AI regulations that focus on ethics and transparency in a bid to distance its policies from those of China and the U.S.
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Engineers and other workers at the crowdfunding platform voted narrowly on Tuesday to form a union.
People used to think the crowdsourced encyclopedia represented all that was wrong with the web. Now it's a beacon of so much that's right.
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Another “fix Section 230” bill is coming. This one is called the “Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020” or “EARN IT Act of 2020” and it’s being led by Sens. Graham and Blumenthal. The EARN...
Equifax. Anthem. Marriott. OPM. The data that China has amassed about US citizens will power its intelligence activities for a generation.
The Committee on Standards in Public Life has today published its report on artificial intelligence and its impact on public standards.