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Algorithmic decision-making and the UK ICO's Guidance on AI

September 08, 2020

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has recently issued its “Guidance on AI and data protection” to assist organisations in determining how they should navigate the complex trade-offs that use of an AI system may require.

Cryptocurrencies are property capable of being held on trust New Zealand High Court holds

May 05, 2020

In Ruscoe v Cryptopia Ltd (in Liquidation) [2020] NZHC 728 the New Zealand High Court held that cryptocurrencies, as digital assets, are a form of property that are capable of being held on trust.

The New EU AI and Data Strategy and what it Means for EU Antitrust Reform

March 24, 2020

This article summarises the AI and Data Package released by the European Commission on 19 February 2020 and discusses the role of EU antitrust reform.

Wearing out privacy: wearable technology revolutionising social media marketing in Canada

March 19, 2020

With the ever expanding uses of social media, corporations and businesses struggle to stay abreast of the legal impact these technologies could have on them.

AI as a solution for cybersecurity problems in M&A deals

October 29, 2019

This blog post explores the immense potential of Artificial Intelligence as a solution for cybersecurity vulnerabilities in M&A deals.

ICO blog post on AI and solely automated decision-making

April 24, 2019

The ICO has published a blog post on the role of “meaningful” human reviews in AI systems to prevent them from being categorised as “solely automated decision-making” under Article 22 of the GDPR.

The Database Directive, AI and the data economy

September 03, 2018

Does the Database Directive protect machine-generated data and AI?  That is one of the questions the European Commission considered in its recently published second evaluation of the Database Directive.

How can AI apply to agriculture?

June 13, 2018

AI tools are being used to improve the entire food supply chain. This will become even more important as the world’s growing population creates an increasing demand for agricultural production.

Risks in AI over the collection and transmission of data

April 12, 2018

In the recent edition of the Journal of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & Law, Paul Keller and Sue Ross consider keys questions around the collection and transmission of data in relation to AI.

Data privacy: AI and the GDPR

November 02, 2017

The WP 29 Guidelines on Automated Decision-making are likely to profoundly impact AI-based business models.