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Enabling access, erasure, and rectification rights in AI systems

Reuben Binns, our Research Fellow in Artificial Intelligence (AI), discusses the challenges organisations may face in implementing mechanisms in AI systems that allow data subjects to exercise their rights of access, rectification and erasure. Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) individuals have a number of rights relating to their personal data. These rights apply to personal

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HTC, Alibaba Join $3M Investment in Blockchain Property Rights Startup

Taiwanese blockchain digital property rights startup Bitmark has secured $3 million in a funding round led by Taiwan’s electronics giant HTC.Specializing in securing digital property rights through blockchain technology, Bitmark will use the investment to expand its sales and marketing efforts, according to a press release published on Sept.

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Crypto Advocacy Center Says Proposed UK AML Regulations Violate Privacy Rights

Coin Center — a nonprofit research and advocacy center focused on crypto-related public policy issues — has urged Her Majesty’s Treasury not to over-broaden the scope of the United Kingdom’s anti-money laundering/counter terrorism financing (AML/CFT) regulations.The development was revealed in an official Coin Center news release published on June

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Federal Preemption or States’ Rights? Crypto Advocates Clash Over Regulatory Approaches

It is easy to think of the most prominent blockchain advocates as a united front, whose ranks are tightly closed in the face of the common enemy — a horde of fierce crypto critics, unwieldy regulators, anti-money laundering zealots, “bitcoin is a scam”-ers, and the stakeholders of the old,

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Russia Adopts Digital Rights Law That ‘Forms the Basis’ of Digital Economy Development

Russia’s parliament, the State Duma, has voted to enact new digital rights legislation in October this year, according to a press release on the Duma’s official website on March 12.The changes to Russia’s civil codex passed their third and final Duma reading on Tuesday. The law reportedly establishes the

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Russian Human Rights Commissioner Seeks UN Help to Extradite Alexander Vinnik

Russia’s Commissioner for Human Rights has asked the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights to help extradite the former operator of now-defunct crypto exchange BTC-e, Alexander Vinnik, from Greece to Russia. The news was reported by Russian news outlet TASS on March 5.At a meeting between commissioners Tatyana

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