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Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the automation of office processes through the development of robots or more specifically, software applications, which fully or partially automate office tasks normally performed by humans. RPA is proposed to provide several benefits including gains in accuracy, efficiency, and speed as well as freeing workers from tedious tasks to focus […]
The 2021 Brussels Privacy Symposium is the fifth-annual academic program jointly presented by the Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and is a global convening of practical, applicable, substantive privacy research and scholarship. On November 16, 2021, the Brussels Privacy Symposium, “The Age of AI Regulation: Global Strategic Directions”, will […]
In early September 2021, the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) published its European Standard to lay down baseline cybersecurity requirements for Internet of Things (IoT) consumer products (ETSI EN 303 645 V2.1.1). The Standard is a recommendation to manufacturers to develop IoT devices securely from the outset. It also provides an internationally recognized benchmark – […]
The proposed Regulation on Artificial Intelligence (‘proposed AIA’ or ‘the Proposal’) put forward by the European Commission is the first initiative towards a comprehensive legal framework on AI in the world. It aims to set rules on specific AI applications in certain contexts and does not intend to regulate AI technology in general. The proposed […]
FPF and Singapore PDPC Event: “Data Sovereignty, Data Transfers and Data Protection – Impact on AI and Immersive Tech”
On July 21, the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) and Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) co-hosted a workshop as part of Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Week, titled “Data Sovereignty, Data Transfers and Data Protection – Impact on AI and Immersive Tech” at Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Center in Singapore. The event focused […]
This summer the first-ever in-person Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference – Latin America (CPDP LatAm) took place in Rio de Janeiro on July 12 and 13. The Future of Privacy Forum (FPF) was present at the event, titled Artificial Intelligence and Data Protection in Latin America, participating in two panels and submitting a paper […]
This paper outlines the spectrum of AI technology, from rules-based and symbolic AI to advanced, developing forms of neural networks, and seeks to put them in the context of other sciences and disciplines, as well as emphasize the importance of security, user interface, and other design factors.
Last week, FPF submitted feedback and comments to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on the Draft Policy Guidance on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Children, which seeks “to promote children’s rights in government and private sector AI policies and practices, and to raise awareness of how AI systems can uphold or undermine children’s rights.” The […]