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Former Mexican regulator lodges anti-trust complaint against Apple and Google

Both Google and Apple have been named in a complaint filed by Mony de Swaan Addati, Mexico’s former telecommunications boss. This complaint is one of several that Apple is facing across the world, as a number of regulators consider filing anti-trust lawsuits or investigations against the world’s largest company.


UK competition watchdog hints at algorithm regulation

Algorithms used to serve people suggested content, services and other options online can reduce competition and potentially harm consumers, a UK watchdog has warned.


Privacy Shield abandonment shows businesses need to up their data protection

Privacy Shield’s invalidation shows data practices are under greater scrutiny than ever before. If they’re not already, sensible businesses should err on the side of caution


Activist loses world’s first court challenge over facial recognition technology

Ed Bridges, 36, from Cardiff, brought the challenge at the High Court after claiming his face was scanned while doing Christmas shopping in 2017 and at a peaceful anti-arms protest in 2018.

His lawyers argued the use of automatic facial recognition (AFR) by South Wales Police caused him “distress” and violated his privacy and data protection rights by processing an image taken of him in public.


An international lawyer sets out his vision of AI regulation

In recent years there has been a deluge of articles describing, often in apocalyptic terms, the imminent and fundamental changes to the social and political fabric artificial intelligence will bring  Our roads will soon be brimming with autonomous or semiautonomous cars, weaving in seamless formation according to the whims of an algorithm digesting data in… Read More