Data breaches in Europe rose by almost 20pc in the last year with Ireland ranked as the third highest country per capita for breaches notified to regulators.
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The EU is often the first mover when it comes to regulating Big Tech. Now all eyes will turn to the U.S. and Senator Amy Klobuchar’s antitrust subcommittee.
On Friday, the European Commission announced its preliminary conclusion that Apple has violated European antitrust laws by imposing onerous rules and high prices on app developers seeking to get their apps in front of the vast market of iOS device users.Read Full Story
The European Commission is set to unveil a new set of regulations for artificial intelligence products. While some AI tech would be outright banned, other potentially harmful systems would be forced through a vetting process before developers could release them to the general public. The proposed legislation, per a leak obtained by Politico’s Melissa Heikkila, would ban systems it deems as “contravening the Union values or violating fundamental rights.” The regulations, if passed, could limit the potential harm done by AI-powered systems involved in “high-risk” areas of operation such as facial recognition, and social credit systems. Per an EU statement:…This story continues at The Next Web