Determining a person’s age online seems like an intractable problem. But new technology and laws could be on the brink of solving it.
The Italian Supervisory Authority (Garante) announced that it has fined Foodinho S.r.l. 2.6 million EUR for its use of performance algorithms in connection with its employees.
Law enforcement officials say the tool can help them combat misinformation. Civil liberties advocates say it can be used for mass surveillance.
The companies revealed upgrades for their phones that protect data and reduce reliance on the cloud. It also binds users more tightly to their ecosystems.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology wants to put a number on a person’s trust in artificial intelligence.
The use of Artificial Intelligence in law enforcement and the judiciary should be subject to strong safeguards and human oversight, says the Civil Liberties Committee.
There have been further calls from EU institutions to outlaw biometric surveillance in public.
IBM is developing tools that would ensure online advertising algorithms do not unfairly show ads to only specific groups such as mostly men or wealthy people, aiming to address discrimination concerns that have drawn industrywide scrutiny.
Investors and activists are presenting Alphabet, Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter with a list of shareholder resolutions this week.
A recent report said that algorithmic systems typically used in monitoring the performance of warehouse workers have pervaded more and more industries.