In March 2023, Italy became the first western country to block the advanced chatbot known as ChatGPT.
The Italian data protection authority, Garante, cited concerns over the protection of personal data when making this decision. It has given OpenAI, the California-based company that created ChatGPT, until the end of April to comply with its demands.
By Adam Smith | Tech correspondent
April 20, 2023 /Thomson Reuters Foundation/ — U.S. data analytics firm Palantir is bidding to provide Britain’s National Health Service with software across the system – a move which has raised concerns from data specialists and advocates.
Palantir, founded by U.S. billionaire Peter Thiel, was the NHS data analytics provider during the pandemic and is currently bidding for a £480 million contract for a “federated data platform”.
- Facial recognition and fingerprints needed to cast votes
- Privacy experts fear mass breach of Nigerians’ identity
- Aim is to root out widespread electoral fraud
LAGOS – Africa’s biggest electorate votes on Saturday in a poll that experts fear could unleash a mass breach of privacy as Nigerians relinquish reams of personal data to cast their vote.
Salt Communications – a Northern Ireland-based cybersecurity company who provide secure enterprise mobile communications solutions to organisations across the globe– are delivering a technical presentation regarding ‘Secure Communications for Policing’ at the World Police Summit (WPS) hosted by Dubai Police and taking place from 7 – 9 March 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates. Continue reading