A Precision Regulation Approach to Controlling Facial Recognition Technology Exports

America has historically employed controls on the export of advanced technologies developed here at home to ensure they are not misused abroad in ways that would run counter to national security interests, foreign policy priorities, or American values[1]. Pick an innovation: components that could be used to produce nuclear weapons, chemical weapons precursors, precision weapon […]

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How to make Europe’s digital transformation responsible and accountable

  Governments, but especially citizens, are demanding that technology companies take more responsibility for the societal effects their services can have on children, on civic dialogue, on elections, or in facilitating criminal or terrorist activity. With greater digitization comes an obligation for greater responsibility. IBM fully supports the need to establish new rules to frame […]

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IBM Policy Lab Live: An Economic Recovery Plan For Europe

Join us for an IBM Policy Lab Live virtual conversation on how Europe can drive economic growth through digitization and best practices as governments, businesses, and international institutions develop their recovery plans. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to stress-test our communities, economies and institutions, it has brought to light gaps and shortcomings in areas of […]

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IBM Policy Lab Live: Responsibility in Tech’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Thursday, July 23, the IBM Policy Lab launched IBM Policy Lab Live with a panel discussion on “Responsibility in Tech’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Panelists included: Christina Montgomery, IBM Chief Privacy Officer Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers Lucrezia Busa, Member of Cabinet for European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, Policy Lead for AI, Data […]

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Accelerating the Path Towards AI Transparency

When you’re grocery shopping, you may check an item’s nutrition label to discover its calorie or sugar content. This crucial information helps people make informed decisions about their eating habits and ultimately their health. A similar kind of transparency is what we should expect in AI systems, especially when they are used in the context […]

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IBM Statement on Schrems Decision and Standard Contractual Clauses

“IBM welcomes the confirmation by the European Court of Justice that Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) are a valid mechanism for international data transfers.

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IBM helps launch new campaign to get Americans on pathways to new collar jobs

IBM together with Apple, the White House and the Ad Council today launched a new workforce readiness campaign, Find Something New, to help Americans of all ages and backgrounds get the skills needed for modern, in-demand careers.

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IBM Comments on US Section 301 investigation into Digital Services Taxes

Today, IBM submitted the following letter to the United States Trade Representative in response to a request for comments on Section 301 investigations into Digital Services Taxes:   July 9, 2020 The Honorable Robert Lighthizer United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006   SUBJECT: Request for Comments on the Initiation of […]

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IBM Calls on South Carolina, Arkansas, and Wyoming to Enact a Hate Crimes Law

With America still reeling from the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and broad national outcry over racial injustice, IBM this week sent letters to the Governors of three states–South Carolina, Arkansas, and Wyoming—that do not have hate crime laws on the books. The letters urged South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Arkansas […]

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