Tag: Privacy


Lots Of Talk Of A.I. Regulation, Then Nothing More. A Little Nudge Below. Part 1.

There is a lot of talk in the last few months to perhaps a few years about regulating the A.I. industry by institutions and governments. A lot of talk is made in public but typically ends with vague one liners or…

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Checks, Google’s AI-Powered Privacy Platform

e-consuming and costly it is for companies to keep up with evolving regulatory requirements, even with dedicated teams and resources. That’s why we’re excited to announce that Checks is now a fully integrated Google product. Checks is an AI-powered platform that helps companies…

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A Faster Way To Preserve Privacy Online

Searching the internet can reveal information a user would rather keep private. For instance, when someone looks up medical symptoms online, they could reveal their health conditions to Google, an online medical database like WebMD, and perhaps hundreds of these companies’…

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AI Goes Anonymous During Training To Boost Privacy Protection

Privacy is vital – even more so in the modern era of AI. But AI trained on personal data can be hacked. Even if the hacker doesn’t access the training data, there’s still a risk of leaking sensitive information from the…

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What The Public Hopes And Fears About The Use Of AI In Health Care

There has been increasing interest in using health “big data” for artificial intelligence (AI) research. As such, it is important to understand which uses of health data are supported by the public and which are not. Previous studies have shown that…

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AI Technologies — Like Police Facial Recognition — Discriminate Against People Of Colour

Detroit police wrongfully arrested Robert Julian-Borchak Williams in January 2020 for a shoplifting incident that had taken place two years earlier. Even though Williams had nothing to do with the incident, facial recognition technology used by Michigan State Police “matched” his…

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How Artificial Intelligence Systems Could Threaten Democracy

U.S. technology giant Microsoft has teamed up with a Chinese military university to develop artificial intelligence systems that could potentially enhance government surveillance and censorship capabilities. Two U.S. senators publicly condemned the partnership, but what the National Defense Technology University of…

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