Increased risks from home working leads to greater deployment of analytics tools The Financial Times reports on the growth of surveillance tools being used by many companies in the US. With more people working from home, and the risk of job cuts hanging over them, disgruntled employees are thought to account for as much as a… [Read More]
As a thought-leader working at the intersection of new technology, ethics and responsible innovation, we asked Limor Shmerling Magazanik to share her latest thoughts on the implications of using location data, proximity apps and other data-driven means against the spread of COVID-19. Here she is in conversation with Antonio Amendola, AT&T’s Executive Director of International… [Read More]
Each month we open up one article from our journal, InterMedia (usually only available to members) to allow access for all. This month’s piece is written by Oxera Consultant Tim Hogg, and examines how the concepts of fairness are increasingly motivating regulation across Europe’s TMT sector. In ‘Framing Fairness’, he considers what regulators are doing… [Read More]
Researchers draw on ideas used in software development ‘Bug bounties’ are a commonly used tool to help spot errors in software. A report from a group of prominent AI researchers has proposed a similar approach as part of a ‘robust toolbox of mechanisms’ to verify claims for AI, reports the Financial Times. ‘Bias bounty hunters’ could… [Read More]
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Academics worry that apps that could be used for mass surveillance The Financial Times reports on an open letter from 300 academics, warning that many apps currently being built to help trace the spread of coronavirus do not respect privacy, and will enable mass surveillance. Their concern is that centrally-held records could allow hacking or spying,… [Read More]