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Upcoming Webinar: The Future of US Privacy Laws

Join us for a look at what’s new for 2024, CCPA consumer rights insights, and help operationalising privacy on 12 March 2024, 9-10am PST

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EDPB's Urgent Binding Decision on the Processing of Personal Data for Behavioral Advertising by Meta

On 1st November 2023, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) announced an urgent binding decision regarding the processing of personal data for behavioral advertising by Meta.

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White House issues Executive Order setting new standards for AI regulation📜

President Biden has taken a stride in ensuring that America takes the forefront in harnessing the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) while also addressing its challenges.

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Update on EU's AI Act: EU policymakers Have Proposed Stricter Regulations for High-Risk AI Systems

EU policymakers are planning to have changes to the AI Act, aimed at regulating Artificial Intelligence in a risk-based approach. The core of this legislation is to ensure the safety and protection of fundamental rights when it comes to high-risk AI systems.

In the original proposal, certain AI solutions were automatically categorized as high-risk, but recent discussions introduced exemption conditions to allow AI developers to avoid this classification. However, the European Parliament’s legal office expressed concerns that this approach might lead to legal uncertainty and not align with the AI Act’s objectives.

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🔍 Face search company Clearview AI overturns UK privacy fine

Clearview AI, a company specializing in facial recognition technology, has successfully overturned a £7.5 million privacy fine imposed by the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (#ICO). The company’s innovative technology empowers clients to search a vast database of images collected from the internet for matches to specific faces, providing valuable links to where these matching images appear online.

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🌐 Shaping AI Liability Rules: EDPS's Vision for Equitable Protection in Europe

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has issued own-initiative Opinion on two critical proposals regarding AI liability. These proposals are integral to the European Commission’s broader plan to support the responsible deployment of artificial intelligence in Europe.