Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: EU Tests AI Lie Detector At Borders, Can AI be Criminally Accountable?, Why Privacy Regulations Don’t Always Do What They’re Meant To, and more...
- Where AI Could Take the Classroom
"Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking on growing importance in higher education, and similar to what is happening with AI in other fields – its growth could be explosive in the near future." (via theglobeandmail.com)
- How to Proactively Protect Your Customers From Fraud, Cybercrime and Abuse
"Today, savvy customers worry about their privacy and a business’ ability to protect them from cybercriminals, fraudsters and surveillance. To position data security and privacy as your competitive differentiator, CIOs must proactively protect customers, employees, and IP from complex privacy abuses and more sophisticated cyberattacks." (via cio.co.nz)
- Four Biggest Cybersecurity Risks Law Firms Are Currently Facing
"Since law firms handle sensitive client information and may have international reaches depending on the size of their staff, these entities are hot targets for hackers. While there are various kinds of hacks possible, they all have drastic impacts on business operations. Here are the biggest threats law firms currently face in their cybersecurity." (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- Ann Cavoukian, Former Ontario Privacy Commissioner, Resigns From Sidewalk Labs
"I felt I had no choice because I had been told by Sidewalk Labs that all of the data collected will be de-identified at source." (via globalnews.ca)
- EU Tests AI Lie Detector At Borders – But What’s Next?
"The EU is experimenting with a machine learning-based system for facial change indicators in the hope of making what would be a legal assessment of whether someone is lying, in this case with regard to immigration." (via artificiallawyer.com)
- Can AI be Criminally Accountable?
"Artificial intelligence (AI) takes decisions away from humans, but who is accountable? Do different legal standards apply to AI? Here we explore how algorithms can amplify human prejudices and why this is a human rights issue, where scrutiny, transparency and accountability are called for." (via legalcheek.com)
- How Lawyer Technologists Can Traverse Two Worlds
"You may be hard-pressed to find people associating the word “lawyer” with “technology.” In fact, a tech-savvy attorney used to be an anomaly. This is changing; more technologically proficient attorneys—and paralegals—are entering the workforce. Otherwise known as lawyer technologists, they are combining their legal and technology backgrounds to work effectively and stand out among their peers." (via relativity.com/blog)
- Why Privacy Regulations Don’t Always Do What They’re Meant To
"...there are serious dangers in any new move to regulate data. Such regulations could backfire — for example, by entrenching already dominant technology companies or by failing to help consumers actually control the data we generate (presumably the major goal of any new legislation)." (via hbr.org)
- GoodReader – Must Have for Lawyers and Law Firms
"A lot of attorneys use GoodReader in their daily work. GoodReader was the #1 selling non-Apple app for iPad in 2010. Since then it has continuously updated the app making it one of the favorite tools of the attorneys." (via consumerlawmagazine.com)