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The Data Behind Internet of Things: Threats, Ethics, and Regulation

The Internet of Things (IoT) allows devices, such as cars, lights, video cameras, and personal assistants like Amazon Alexa, to use connectivity to exchange data – often personal and sensitive data.

This article explores how IoT data can be used to prosecute criminal action, to carry out criminal acts, and how regulation can help clean up this complex landscape.

Read article: The Data Behind Internet of Things: Threats, Ethics, and Regulation – DATAVERSITY

AI ethics and moving beyond compliance

The digital economy is at the center of a seismic change with the convergence of big data and artificial intelligence.

The oceans of digital information and low-cost computing power are providing endless marketing opportunities. The rapid rate of innovation is proving to be one of the most transformative forces of our time.

Full article: AI ethics and moving beyond compliance

AI ethics and moving beyond compliance

The digital economy is at the center of a seismic change with the convergence of big data and artificial intelligence.

The oceans of digital information and low-cost computing power are providing endless marketing opportunities. The rapid rate of innovation is proving to be one of the most transformative forces of our time. At the same time, we are faced with ethical dilemmas challenging users’ digital dignity and redefining privacy norms.

Full article: AI ethics and moving beyond compliance

Ensuring your business utilises artificial intelligence ethically

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no different to any other modern data-related initiative in that its starting point must be data ethics. It could even be argued that given AI’s complexity and its inherent mission to surpass human calculation, ethics is of even greater relevance.

Full article: Ensuring your business utilises artificial intelligence ethically

Data ethics and the rise of the “PEGs”

European data protection law has always been infused with ethical considerations around data use. Under the old Data Protection Directive, even if data use had a valid legal ground, unless the proposed use was also fair the law was still broken. But what is fairness when it comes to data?

Full article: Data ethics and the rise of the “PEGs”

Digital Privacy and Ethics: Privacy Intelligence as a Cornerstone 

The inclusion of digital privacy and ethics drew some media attention on the Gartner Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019 list for a few prosaic reasons. To start, this is the first time the leading analyst firm has identified digital privacy and ethics as a strategic technology trend. Second, unlike other trends on the list, such as AI-driven development, blockchain or digital twins, digital privacy and ethics doesn’t fit the strict description of a technology.

Full article: Digital Privacy and Ethics: Privacy Intelligence as a Cornerstone – BigID

Microsoft chief urges industry to focus on ethics and privacy

In his opening keynote at the second day of the Future Decoded conference in London, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella called on the industry to make privacy a core value.

“Privacy is a human right,” he said. “All of us will have to treat privacy as a human right. GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation] is a great start, it sets the standard for how people need to see privacy globally.”

Full article: Microsoft chief urges industry to focus on ethics and privacy

A Rising Crescendo Demands Data Ethics and Data Responsibility

Data ethics is not a subject that you would have expected to be a centerpiece of conversation among Chief Data Officers and senior business leaders in the recent past. However, times are changing. However, times are changing. Just this past week, Apple CEO Tim Cook condemned what he called the “data-industrial complex”. It is against this backdrop that data ethics has rapidly moved to the forefront of any meaningful discussion about data.

Full article: A Rising Crescendo Demands Data Ethics and Data Responsibility

Digital ethics and privacy is a strategic trend for 2019

Call it a sign of the times but digital ethics and privacy has been named as one of Gartner’s top ten strategic technology trends for 2019. That underlines how low certain tech industry practices have sunk that ethics and privacy is suddenly making a cutting-edge trend agenda, a couple of decades into the mainstream consumer Internet.

Full article: Gartner picks digital ethics and privacy as a strategic trend for 2019 | TechCrunch

The ethical and legal ramifications of using ‘pseudo-AI’

Pseudo-AI, or human workers performing work eventually intended for an  “artificial intelligence” or supplementing an AI still under development, is a common prototyping practice, necessitated by the inherit difficulty and large datasets necessary to create an AI. The revelation that human beings are regularly performing work customers are lead to believe is automated can have major trust and public-image ramifications, even if the primary service-providing company is unaware. Additionally, there are numerous legal ramifications.

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