The G20 Global Alliance for Smart City Technology was kicked off by 15 global leading city networks and technology governance organisations to promote a responsible and ethical use of smart city technologies on the global level.
American enterprises including Apple had to give into Chinese authorities’ stringent demands for supporting pro Hong Kong sentiments. Apple banned Quartz's news app in China. Published by Japanese media company Uzabase, the Chinese version was taken down from Apple App Store after complaints from China's government.
European Digital Rights (EDRi), along with four civil society groups, urged in an open letter to EU member states to conclude the negotiations on the ePrivacy regulation.
California has adopted a law, California’s Body Camera Accountability Act, to block police officers from including facial recognition technology in their body cameras, joining two other states that have created similar laws—Oregon and New Hampshire. According to Gizmodo, Gov.
According to the Irish Examiner, a complaint has been made to the Irish Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) accusing the Irish Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection of engaging in “mass surveillance” with regard
Russian President Vladimir Putin has approved a decree outlining the country's National Strategy for the Development of Artificial Intelligence for the period 2020–2030.
Credit monitoring agency TransUnion confirmed that the personal data of 37.000 Canadians had been compromised, between June and July 2019.
According to the Irish Times, the Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) received less than a third of the additional funding it sought as part of the national budget for 2020.