However, if Facebook complies with the Irish regulators' stance on SCCs rather than the CJEU, without a way to legally exchange data between EU and US digital borders, the company claims economic damage will follow, and data-driven companies in Europe will also suffer when it comes to growth. … [Read more...] about Privacy concerns prompt Irish regulators to ask Facebook to stop sending EU user data to the US
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The goal of the preliminary order is to make sure EU residents’ data isn’t stored or processed on American soil, where it could be subject to American surveillance programs. But Facebook argues it could have unpredictable results and would create practical problems for their operations in the EU. It could also signal broader privacy actions that would have wider-ranging effects for American social media companies operating in Europe. … [Read more...] about Facebook appealing order by Ireland’s privacy regulator that could halt EU-US data transfers
Case in point: last July, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled that the EU-US Privacy Shield, which was agreed to facilitate trans-Atlantic data flows, was not sufficient to ensure the protection of European data in the US. In a decision called "Schrems II", the ECJ invalidated the agreement, causing significant disruption to trade between the two continents. … [Read more...] about Your digital privacy is under attack. Can anything be done to protect it?
Consumers want better e-commerce experience Meanwhile, a separate study revealed a need for e-commerce marketplaces to do better in their service delivery. According to a reported released Thursday by Blackbox Research and Toluna, 39% of consumers in Asean said they were less than satisfied with their digital commerce experience. They pointed to concerns about delivery costs and services, product reliability, and the authenticity of in-app reviews. … [Read more...] about Singapore moots need to update rules on data access in e-commerce
Artificial Intelligence Why aren't people smarter? The dubious benefits of intelligence, real or artificial AI has a big data problem. Here's how to fix it What is AI? Everything you need to know about Artificial Intelligence Best telepresence robots in 2020: Double Robotics, Meeting Owl, and more Enhancing robotic process automation with AI (ZDNet YouTube) What does that tattoo mean? AI app decodes extremist political symbols (CNET) Artificial intelligence: Cheat sheet (TechRepublic) … [Read more...] about Big bad data: We don’t trust AI to make good decisions