We understand the European Parliament, European Commission and EU Member States have reached an agreement on legislation that will enable the free flow of data across the European Union. Free flow of data is vital for European innovation, for the growth of businesses of all sizes and for achieving a Digital Single Market.
The European Commission has created a High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence to guide the implementation across Europe of its recently announced AI Strategy. IBM’s Global Leader for AI Ethics Francesca Rossi was selected for the group from a large number of applicants. Francesca gives her first thoughts here.
In less than two weeks, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in the European Union—solidifying the most expansive overhaul of privacy regulations in a generation. In addition to the risk of major data breaches, cybercrime and mismanagement of personal data, privacy is now front of mind for governments across the globe.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) ambition is in full swing across Europe this spring as governments roll out visionary strategies to drive the development of world-leading AI technologies.
IBM takes seriously our obligation to preserve the trust of our clients. The Cloud Act in no way alters our stance on government access to client data.
IBM released the following statement on the Senate’s passage of SESTA/FOSTA legislation to combat online sex trafficking:
Letter from Business Leaders to McConnell, Schumer Urging Passage of Anti-Sex Trafficking Legislation
Leaders from top U.S. companies, including IBM Corporation, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, 21st Century Fox, Oracle Corporation, Walt Disney Corporation and The Home Depot, today sent the following letter to Senate leadership urging passage of anti-sex trafficking legislation:
In 1996, Congress passed the first major overhaul of U.S. telecommunications law in more than 60 years. Tucked away in Title V of the Telecommunications Act was a provision that granted immunity from liability for providers of an “interactive computer service” who publish content from others.