On October 30, 2023, President Biden issued an Executive Order (“Order”) that drastically increased the U.S. government’s engagement with artificial intelligence (“AI”).
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On September 12, 2023, Delaware governor John Carney signed the Delaware Personal Data Privacy Act (the “DPDPA” or the “Act”) into law.
The Department of Homeland Security’s Transportation Security Administration (“TSA”) has issued an amended directive on pipeline security, SD-Pipeline-2021-02D (the “Directive”).
On July 10, 2023, the European Commission adopted an adequacy decision for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework.
Texas will soon join the growing list of states that have passed comprehensive data privacy legislation.
On March 15, 2023, the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) issued three additional proposed rules that would expand the reach of the agency’s current cybersecurity guidance to new entities and augment existing cybersecurity compliance obligations.
After a rash of significant cybersecurity breaches and ransomware attacks affecting companies across industries, the Biden administration released its much-anticipated National Cybersecurity Strategy on March 2, 2023.
The machines aren’t coming for your job — they’re here to help. But when humans work with artificial intelligence (“AI”) assistance, who owns the final product?
The Supreme Court of Illinois recently held that use of a fingerprint system by White Castle, Inc. (“White Castle”) to authenticate employees, without the consent of the employees, entailed multiple violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (the “BIPA”), not a single violation.
Artificial intelligence (AI) models are transforming industries and the workplace. While few companies will create AI models from scratch, most will find themselves licensing AI models from others.