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PRG News Roundup, November 30, 2022

December 2, 2022 10:00 pm Kathryn Taylor 0
News The European Union Court of Justice invalidated a provision of the EU Anti-Money Laundering Directive that guaranteed access to information on the “real owners” of a company. Some commentators criticized the decision as setting back efforts to fight corruption. The San Francisco Police Department proposed expanding use of robots capable of using deadly force to respond to incidents.…
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PRG News Roundup, November 9, 2022

November 10, 2022 9:57 am Kathryn Taylor 0
News A class action lawsuit was filed against Microsoft, GitHub, and OpenAI alleging large-scale copyright violations in the companies’ GitHub Copilot AI-powered coding assistant. Australia’s Labor Party introduced a privacy bill including significantly increased penalties for data breaches and an amendment to the Privacy Act extending jurisdiction to foreign organizations doing business in Australia.…
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PRG News Roundup, November 2, 2022

November 3, 2022 9:38 am Kathryn Taylor 0
News FTC brought an action agaisnt Chegg, the education technology provider.  Responding to their allegedly lax data security practices, the FTC proposed requiring the company to bolster its data security and limiting the data that the company can collect and retain, among a number of other user protections. …
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PRG News Roundup, October 19, 2022

October 20, 2022 9:28 am Kathryn Taylor 0
Events On November 2nd, NYU’s Law will be hosting a panel called “FemTech and Privacy: Striking the Balance in a Post-Dobbs Reality.” The event will take place in the Greenberg Auditorium at 5:00 pm, and will be moderated by Professor Melissa Murray.…
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PRG News Roundup, October 5, 2022

October 6, 2022 9:33 am Kathryn Taylor 0
Yesterday, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy released its Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights, which aims to embed protections throughout the AI design pipeline. The blueprint is centered on five principles, namely, rights to safe and effective systems; algorithmic discrimination protection; data privacy; notice and explanation; and human alternatives, consideration, and fallback.…