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Microsoft calls for better facial-recognition regulation to prevent abuse

Microsoft is joining the movement for face-recognition technology regulation. The software giant the first major tech company to make such a brazen call to the government to impose limits on this type of technology, and the company's grievances are
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How Ready Are You For Europe’s Tough New Privacy Rules Coming This Month?

With Europe’s new rules on privacy scheduled to take effect May 25, companies have only a few weeks left to comply with the sweeping requirements regulating customer and employee information. The application of the European Union’s
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Scientists fear Scott Pruitt's new EPA rule will hurt health-related regulations

In regulating air and water pollution in the U.S., the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) leans on scientific studies to guide the writing of regulations. The agency is still relying on landmark studies, such as one conducted by Harvard
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Mysterious regulatory filing hints at new iPhone SE 2 models

If you thought we'd seen the last of the iPhone SE, don't be so sure.  Consomac (via MacRumors) has spotted a filing from Apple to the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) listing eleven never-before-seen model numbers. Each name refers to an
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Facebook-Cambridge Analytica row raises questions about regulation, privacy

From: Buisness-standard By Vanita Kohli-Khandekar Recommended by: business-standard Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook shared data with a Cambridge-based Russian researcher, Aleksandr Kogan, in 2013. He in turn sold the data on
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4 Steps To A Data Quality Approach For Complying With New Data Regulations

The EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect in May, has wide applicability beyond the borders of the EU. In this post, we’ll discuss some common obstacles companies encounter as well as concrete steps to take in
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This $10 online course will get you up to speed with the EU's new internet regulations

Facebook, Google, Twitter – every web service survives by collecting data on its users. They then use this data to improve their business or they sell it to a third party to generate revenue. And as we've learned in recent weeks from Facebook
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Mark Zuckerberg says he's open to regulation of Facebook on CNN

Perhaps Facebook should be regulated. That’s what Mark Zuckerberg said in a rare TV interview on Wednesday night. “I actually am not sure we shouldn't be regulated," Zuckerberg told CNN’s Laurie Segall in a pre-taped interview.
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Innovation falters when regulation doesn't lead tech but follows it

From: Buisness-standard By Aditya Shukla Recommended by: business-standard The last few decades of human civilisation have been the most significant in terms of technological progress. The rapid advances of sciences is resulting
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5 Guidelines To Prepare Your Company For New Data Regulations

Regardless of where your business is based, it may well have to deal with the implications of sweeping new EU legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new rules take effect in May, yet the consensus among experts is that

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