In recent weeks, generative AI platforms, such as Chat GPT-4, DALL.E 2, and Stable Diffusion, have made headlines for a number of reasons. Many have questioned the impact this technology will have on business, education, and the creative sectors, and the potential benefits it may bring. OthersContinue Reading Art(ificial intelligence) imitates life: IP infringement risks presented by Generative AI
Tech Index 2022: Pathways to Growth in a Troubled World
The technology sector faces a critical moment as economic signs continue to point to a possible downturn. Yet, despite this, our latest Technology Index findings show the industry has managed to remain optimistic thanks to forecasts of increased revenue and ESG opportunities.
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UK digital watchdogs take aim at algorithms and online technologies in their plans for future regulatory collaboration
The Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum (“DRCF”) has issued a call for views on the benefits and risks of algorithmic processing uncovered in their research and set out their plan of action for the coming year.
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Online Safety Bill: What issues does the Bill pose for UK businesses operating online?
A plethora of high-profile examples in recent months have emphasised the damage that illegal and harmful online content can do, both at an individual and a societal level. Since becoming Collins Dictionary’s word of the year in 2017, “fake news” has been at the forefront of discussion, challenging the democratic…
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International Women’s Day 2022: IDB, OECD, and UNESCO Report on The Effects of Artificial Intelligence on the Working Lives of Women
In celebration of International Women’s Day 2022, a report on ‘The Effects of Artificial Intelligence on the Working Lives of Women’ has been published by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific,…
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A Blunted Sword and a Chipped Shield: A call for development to the Computer Misuse Act 1990
Since its inception 30 years ago, the Computer Misuse Act 1990 (CMA) has acted as the primary legislative sword and shield of the UK against a threatening, and ever-growing, cloud of cyber-enabled crime. It is no longer the case that those exploiting an organisation’s threat-vectors exist in dark basements wearing…
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The world’s first Artificial Intelligence Act: Europe’s proposal to lead in human-centered AI
The eagerly awaited proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act was finally published by the EU Commission following last week’s press leak of an outdated draft. The proposed Act introduces a first-of-its-kind, comprehensive legal framework for Artificial intelligence (125 pages), which has the ambition to harmonize existing laws in the internal…
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Impacts of the EU’s AI Act on Legal Tech
The European Commission has proposed a Regulation on a European approach for Artificial Intelligence (AI Act) as well as an updated Coordinated Plan on Artificial Intelligence on 21 April 2021. The Commissions stated intention of this approach is to guarantee the safety and fundamental rights of people and businesses, while strengthening Artificial Intelligence (AI) uptake, investment, and innovation across the European Union (EU). It is a continuation of the Commission’s European Strategy on AI, the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence’s Guidelines for Trustworthy AI, and the Commission’s White Paper on AI.
This article details the impacts of the proposed AI Act on Legal Tech that utilizes AI.
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Schrems II: European Data Protection Board issues recommendations on supplementary measures for transfers of personal data to the US
By: Carol A. F. Umhoefer and Andrew Serwin
The Schrems II decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), rendered on July 16, 2020, invalidated the EU-US Privacy Shield and created new obligations, notably for businesses transferring personal data pursuant to standard contractual clauses (SCC). On November…
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Beyond the Curve podcast: The role of technology in transitioning back to the office
In the latest episode of DLA Piper’s Beyond the Curve podcast, Victoria Lee, co-chair of the firm’s global Technology sector, talks with Léo Murgel, VP, Legal and Corporate Affairs COO at Salesforce, about how technology such as the company’s Work.com platform can ease the transition as employees return to the…
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