IBM throws future of facial recognition in doubt

IBM’s CEO has revealed that IBM will no longer use facial recognition software, and has called for a dialogue in the US on how facial recognition software should be used by US law enforcement agencies. June 8 2020: US Congress introduces the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, a new act to enforce greater accountability […]

A tale of two countries: how India and Argentina are dealing with privacy during the Covid-19 crisis.

In India, says Tripti Dhar, Partner, Reina Legal, “India does not have a specific data protection legislation.” In Argentina, it is about as different from that as you can imagine. As Mariano Peruzzotti, Senior Associate, Marval O’​ Farrell & Mairal  said: “We have a very strict data protection law in Argentina, covering a lot of […]

Raab warns of Covid-19 related cyber threat 

At today’s government Covid-19 press briefing, the Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab warned of a cybersecurity threat to the UK.   At the briefing, he said: “There will always be some who try to exploit a crisis for their own criminal and hostile ends.    “We know that cybercriminals and other malicious groups are targeting individuals, […]