Advocate General ('AG') Priit Pikamäe issued, on 16 March 2022, their opinion in case C‑ C‑634/21 OQ v Land Hessen concerning a reference for a preliminary ruling on the lawfulness of processing under Article 6(1) of General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR') and on automated decision-making
The Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO') issued, on 15 March 2023, a statement on the UK Government's response to the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser, Head of Government Science and Engineering Profession, and National Techn
The UK Government published, on 15 March 2023, its response to the Government's Chief Scientific Adviser, Head of Government Science and Engineering Profession, and National Technology Adviser, Sir Patrick Vallance's, Pro-innovation Regulation of Technologies Review: Digital Technologies.
The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity ('ENISA') published, on 14 March 2023, the Cybersecurity of AI and Standardisation report.
The Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO') announced via LinkedIn, on 15 March 2023, that it had updated its guidance on artificial intelligence ('AI') and data protection. In particular, the ICO noted that the updated guidance responds to requests from UK industry groups to clarify requirements for fairness in AI.
The Government of Canada updated, on 13 March 2023, its companion document on artificial intelligence ('AI') and the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act ('AIDA').
Senate Bill 744 for the Data Care Act of 2023 ('the Data Care Act') was introduced, on 9 March 2023, to the U.S. Senate. In particular, the bill would require websites, apps, and other online providers to take responsible steps to safeguard personal information and prohibit misuse of users' data.
Furthermore, the bill would:
The Norwegian data protection authority ('Datatilsynet') published, on 9 March 2023, a blog post containing an extract of the speech, given on 7 March 2023, by the Datatilsynet's director to the European Parliament, which focused on the Datatilsynet's artificial intelligence ('AI') sandbox.
The Organisation of Economic Cooperation and Development ('OECD') published, on 23 February 2023, a report on Advancing accountability in AI: Governing and managing risks throughout the lifecycle for trustworthy AI.
The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology ('MeitY') presented, on 9 March 2023, a proposal for a Digital India Act, 2023 ('DIA'), during the Digital India Dialogues held in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce published, on 9 March 2023, its Artificial Intelligence ('AI') Commission's report on AI. In particular, the report examines AI in several areas, including the workforce, intellectual property, and national security, outlining the impact of AI on the same.
The Information Commissioner's Office ('ICO') issued, on 8 March 2023, a blog post authored by Group Manager for AI and Data Science, Sopjia Ignatidou, on why addressing artificial intelligence ('AI')-driven discrimination is important, in commemoration of International Women's Day.
A coalition of industry representatives, including the European Automobile Manufacturers Association ('ACEA'), the Information Technology Industry Council ('ITI'), and BusinessEurope, issued, on 23 February 2023, a joint statement on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council Laying Down Harmonised Rules on Artif
The Department for Science, Innovation and Technology announced, on 8 March 2023, the introduction of the Data Protection and Digital Information (No. 2) Bill ('the Bill'), which passed its first reading in the House of Commons on the same day. In particular, the Department noted that the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill ('the No.
The Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications ('MICITT') announced, on 27 February 2023, that it had signed, together with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization ('UNESCO'), a declaration of intent on the subject of artificial intelligence ('AI'), aimed at receiving guidance and support in developing an
The South Korean National Assembly passed, on 27 February 2023, a proposal amending the Personal Information Protection Act 2011 ('PIPA'). In particular, the amendments range from data transfers and disclosure requirements for businesses to fines and breach reporting requirements.
Artificial intelligence ('AI') is now all around us, but are there areas where we should limit if, and how, AI is used?
The Brazilian Federal Senate established a commission of legal experts ('the AI Commission') who were commissioned with the task of drafting an Artificial Intelligence Legal Framework ('AI Legal Framework').
The Council of the European Union announced, on 6 December 2022, the adoption of its general approach on the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council Laying Down Harmonised Rules on Artificial Intelligence ('the AI Act').
Artificial intelligence ('AI') has been identified by the EU as one of the most relevant technologies of the 21st century, and a key strategic component for the EU's digital transformation. On its part, machine learning ('ML'), a sub-discipline of AI, relies largely on accurate and representative data sets.
Synthetic data is data that has been generated artificially, rather than being real-world data. In part one of this series on synthetic data, Dr. Khaled El Emam, SVP and General Manager of Replica Analytics Ltd, discusses what exactly this type of data is and how it is created.
On 8 December 2022, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights ('FRA'), an independent body set up in 2007 to monitor the respect and defence of fundamental rights at EU level, published a report titled 'Bias in algorithms - Artificial intelligence and discrimination' ('the Report').
Canada has an existing comprehensive federal private-sector privacy legislation, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act 2000 ('PIPEDA'), which became law in 2000. Recently, changes to PIPEDA have been proposed via the draft language of Bill C-27 for the Digital Charter Implementation Act 20221 ('Bill C-27').
Greek Law 4961/2022 on 'Emerging information and communications technologies, strengthening digital governance and other provisions' ('the Law') creates one of the first unified frameworks on emerging technologies within the EU.
Following a two-year analysis and involvement with private and public sector stakeholders, the European Commission ('the Commission') unveiled, on 21 April 2021, its proposal for a Regulation on laying down harmonised rules on artificial intelligence (Artificial Intelligence Act) and amending certain legal acts ('the AI Act'), aspired to be the
As the global development of artificial intelligence ('AI') surges ahead, national approaches to its governance are taking shape.
On 31 July 2022, the Privacy Protection Authority ('PPA') issued a final opinion after a public consultation on a draft previously issued, proposing its interpretation to the requirements under Section 11 of the Protection of Privacy Law, 5741-1981 ('PPL') regarding the notification requirement imposed when collecting and using personal informat
Artificial intelligence ('AI') is undoubtedly one of the most pertinent subjects for data protection regulation, due in part to the huge quantities of personal data such technologies require to operate. Héctor E.
EU Proposed AI Regulation
The European Commission released, on 21 April 2021, its proposal for a regulation on laying down harmonised rules on artificial intelligence ('the Proposed AI Regulation'), a regulation on machinery products ('the Proposed Machinery Products Regulation'), as well as a new Coordinated Plan on AI. The proposals aim to turn Europe into a global hub for trustworthy AI, as the regulations would apply directly in the same way across all Member States based on a future-proof definition of AI.
You can watch all of our Regulator Spotlight interviews in our Video Hub.
Emerging Tech Series
In Episode 2 of Emerging Tech, we discuss some of the key considerations for organisations when incorporating artificial intelligence technology solutions, such as lawful bases, data minimisation, data subject right's, and Privacy by Design, alongside discussing some uses and applications of AI technologies.
You can watch the full Emerging Tech series in our Video Hub.
Privacy in Motion series
OneTrust DataGuidance spoke with Peter Fleischer, Global Privacy Counsel at Google, about the impact of privacy legislation globally, and how future technologies such as machine learning and artificial intelligence can be approached.
Rob Sumroy, who co-heads the Emerging Technology and Data Privacy practices at Slaughter and May, discusses the key risks that artificial intelligence technologies pose to privacy, what privacy regulations currently exist in the UK, and how to remain privacy-compliant whilst working with artificial intelligence technologies.
You can watch all of our Privacy in Motion series in our Video Hub.