Software vendors have a responsibility to help customers comply with the GDPR. In fact, their role is clearly defined in the regulation – Article 25 – Data protection by design and by default. Vendors need to proactively consider how their technology could potentially be used in a negative context and put in place controls to reduce the risks to users.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is powering China in its technological push. A law school in Peking University has opened a new research centre to examine how AI can impact China’s legal system. Meanwhile, law enforcement agencies have received a boost to their powers with AI-powered solutions for surveillance and monitoring. However, the recently enacted cybersecurity law raises some concerns beyond its stated jurisdiction.
Nesta has designed a programme called Flying High, in conjunction with Innovate UK, to develop plans to bring drones to five cities across the UK. Bradford, London, Preston, Southampton, and the West Midlands region (covering Birmingham, Coventry, and Wolverhampton) will be taking up the challenge to develop a path for the safe and effective integration of drones.
On 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) hits the European Union (EU) in full, replacing the Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC. All member nations must have transferred it into their own national law by 6 May 2018. It will unify all the data protection and privacy laws across all member countries. In the run up to it taking full effect, companies are working out how best to comply.
Artesian Solutions, the leading AI-powered B2B business intelligence and insight provider, today announced its commitment to helping its sales, relationship management, business development and customer success users comply with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which came into effect on 25th May.
Law firms continue to experience increased competition from within and outside the legal sector as legal work becomes commoditised. Additionally, in-house counsels are under more pressure to demonstrate value to their organisation. Against this backdrop, artificial intelligence technology is helping organisations make best use of data to assess their legal obligations and risk, freeing up legal staff to perform more high value tasks.
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has announced that the Office of Administrative Law approved regulations governing the driverless testing and public use of autonomous vehicles on California roads. Prior to these rules, autonomous vehicles could only be tested in California with an approved driver.
Ascertus Limited, a provider of document and information lifecycle management solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments, has entered into a partnership with Legal RM, a specialist in records management consultancy and software development, to help customers effectively manage electronic and physical records for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance.
Icelandic online marketplace AHA has teamed up with drone delivery company Flytrex. Based in Tel Aviv, the drone company raised $3 million earlier this year for developing its drone company, after starting out providing “black box” flight recorders and a cloud powered personal drone tracking software.