Brexit Brief: A Healthy Start to a Productive Day

Posted on 5th March 2020

As the first round of negotiations come to a close on the future relationship, we explore the opening moves of the UK and EU, as well as the looming prospect of a UK-US trade deal which is often hailed as an insurance policy against any setbacks in EU negotiations.

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Ivey Business Journal: Defending the Technology Behind Deepfakes

Posted on 3rd March 2020

Secretly recorded. Caught on camera. Listen for yourself. Seeing is believing. As CNN recently pointed out in a special report on a controversial emerging technology, audio and video have functioned as a bedrock of truth for more than a century. This article was originally published in the Ivey Business Journal on 3 March.

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US Privacy Legislation: What’s Coming and What Should Companies Do To Prepare?

Posted on 2nd March 2020

On 13 February, US Senator and former Democratic Party Presidential candidate, Kristen Gillibrand introduced legislation (the Data Protection Act) that would establish a US Data Protection Agency (DPA) for the first time. The bill would create a DPA responsible for enforcing privacy rules, launching investigations and sharing findings based on consumer complaints, and be tasked with fostering digital innovation in the US.

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DoD’s New Ethical Principles for AI: Implications for Tech Companies

Posted on 28th February 2020

On 24 February, the US Department of Defence officially adopted a series of ethical principles for the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in both combat and non-combat functions. The Defence Innovation Board, a group of business, academic and non-profit stakeholders advising the Secretary of Defence, developed the principles in consultation with a number of AI experts from industry, government, academia and the public to support the Department’s push to integrate AI and machine learning across its functions in accordance with the National Defence Strategy and DoD AI Strategy.

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Access Partnership Contributes to the CSIS’s “China’s Uneven High-Tech Drive” Report

Posted on 28th February 2020

Access Partnership’s Senior Policy Manager, Xiaomeng Lu, has contributed to the CSIS’s report titled, “China’s Uneven High-Tech Drive”.

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Colin Thomson Speaks on WRC and Radio Regulations at The Peggy Smedley Show

Posted on 28th February 2020

Access Partnership’s Head of Infrastructure, Colin Thomson, made a guest appearance on The Peggy Smedley Show to discuss the importance of setting an international framework for radio regulations. To listen to the whole show click here.

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Access Partnership to Speak on IoT Policy Developments at IoT World in San Jose on 6-9 April 2020

Posted on 27th February 2020

Access Partnership will be speaking and hosting booth #332 at IoT World, taking place on 6-9 April 2020 in San Jose Convention Center, California.  Register here (Tip: Use quote ACCESS30 upon registration for 30% discount on your pass).

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