Carmakers are collecting increasing amounts of data from connected vehicles. But legislation around how this data can be used is lacking.
Privacy and data protection
A new government app could help more citizens access digital public services. But the project must take heed of past mistakes if it is to be a success.
Industry body BCS, the UK's Chartered Institute for IT, says human review of AI decisions must remain as the UK government ponders changes to data laws.
Policymakers in Europe have called for a ban on police using facial recognition software. Such a move is unlikely to be replicated in the UK.
The simultaneous outage at Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp came at an awkward time for Mark Zuckerberg's company, as it battles court proceedings which could lead to its break-up.
The UK tops a new league table ranking the quality of policies for sharing secondary health data. But policies "won't work if you can't take your population with you," its creator warns.
The EU’s AI Act will be fiercely debated in the coming months. Tech Monitor assesses the key concerns among businesses, MEPs and human rights groups.
Instead of hard law, AI is governed by a patchwork of guidelines and ethics programmes. Could these help inform upcoming legislation?
Last year, the Privacy Shield was invalidated by the CJEU. A year on, talks haven't yielded an alternative solution.
The financial services industry is embracing cloud. But this is creating risks that will likely mean more regulatory scrutiny of providers in future.
Addressing a conference with tech industry leaders in East London, the chancellor said the UK is now in charge of its own data protection rules and it should move beyond the "box-ticking exercise" that hinders innovation.
The UK's post-Brexit data plans include potentially reforming rules around AI decision making. But experts say the costs could outweigh the benefits.
A trial will evaluate the use of AI technology to stop underage people buying alcohol. But it may exacerbate the problem it seeks to solve.