UK names its pick for social media harms watchdog

The UK government has taken the next step in its gloriou policymaking challenge to tame the most difficult excesses of social media by modulating a wide range of online impairments. As a decision, it has mentioned Ofcom, the existing communications…

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UK public sector failing to be open about its use of AI, review finds

A report into the use of artificial intelligence by the U.K.’s public sphere has warns that the government is failing to be open about automated decision-making technologies which have the potential to significantly impact citizens’ lives. Ministers have been especially…

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Oxford professors children refused visas to join her in UK

US family split as Home Office obligates it increasingly difficult for overseas academics to work in UK universities Amber Murrey, an American academic, was ” euphoric” about being appointed associate professor in geography at Oxford University last year. But the…

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UK facing legal action over immigration exemption in DP bill

The UK’s data protection proposal is facing fresh debate and the risk of being legal action if the government does not trench suggested amendment which removes data protection privileges in instances where the Home Office deems it could prejudice “effective…

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