Face first

Attribution: Foto: Jonn Leffmann Microsoft has issued a call for regulation of facial recognitiion. It relies on the principles of fairness, transparency, accountability, nondiscrimination, notice and consent and lawful surveillance. Details of these principles will follow in a further Microsoft piece. Generally teh current post posits that regulation should start now due to the large risk that… Continue reading Face first

legal theory, Uncategorized

In Soviet Russia Big Data bill you.

I'm bringing back the Yakov Smirnoff Russian Reversal. You're welcome. If you are too young to remember that, you probably know more about AI than I do.  A few weeks ago I was speaking about the regulation of data  and how that would be dealt with. I talked about the spectrum between regulation of open… Continue reading In Soviet Russia Big Data bill you.


Will no one stand with the killer robots?

Photo of possible Leonardo da Vinci robot by Erik Möller. Leonardo da Vinci. Mensch - Erfinder - Genie exhibit, Berlin 2005. - Own workHere's an article about panicking less over killer robots that agrees with me, right down to the CIWS.  It's nice to find that other people agree with you but it did get me to thinking a little bit… Continue reading Will no one stand with the killer robots?


USMCA impact on AI regulation.

The USMCA contains a new (when compared to NAFTA) chaper on Digital Trade. This addresses barrier free trade in respect of digital products (basically products that can be transmitted electronically) including by exempting them from duties and requiring no less favourable (they spell it without the "u" in the text but being up here in Canada… Continue reading USMCA impact on AI regulation.