The government has launched a consultation on how manufacturers can better secure Internet-of-Things (IoT) products.
U.S. lawmakers have introduced a bill to require companies to monitor and fix flawed computer algorithms that result in inaccurate, unfair, biased or discriminatory decisions. It may not pass in today’s gridlocked political environment but it will be back.
Mark Cridge discusses how civic tech organisation mySociety is going through a moment of reflection and is considering Brexit, climate change and inequality in the UK.
Chris Middleton presents the first of two reports from the Westminster eForum debate on online regulation this week.
The UK government is threatening the break-up of Facebook, Google and other tech behemoths.
Businesses selling to government will have to prove their social impact as part of procurement shake-up
The Cabinet Office has launched a 12 week consultation on how ‘social impact’ could be included as part of the contract award process.
The House of Lords Communications Committee has released a report urging the government to create a new Digital Authority, governed by 10 principles.
Disparate systems and a fear about what information can be shared, which has been heightened by the introduction of GDPR, means care for children in their first three years is not as good as it could be.
MPs on the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee have said that big tech companies like Facebook are failing in their duty of care.
Data protection has finally become ‘mainstream’ thanks to GDPR, according to Jonathan Bamford, Director of Strategic Policy at the UK Information Commissioner’s Office.
There's a lot that could be done in government to get to grips with AI's ethical and societal issues, but it's a "mixed scorecard" at best at departmental level.