Everything you should know about China’s 3-year AI action plan

The Chinese government’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) announced its 3-year action plan for Artificial Intelligence (AI) in 2017. Over the past year since the announcement, experts have come to realize the plan is ambitious to the point of being scary. The proposals set in the MIIT 3-year plan

Government mass surveillance going too far?

How much of government surveillance is too much surveillance is a question that has been troubling people since a long time. But before we analyze that, let’s look at surveillance definition in Wikipedia: “…surveillance is the monitoring of behavior, activities, or other changing information for the purpose of influencing, managing, directing, or protecting people.” In […]

European Union starts probing Amazon for antitrust – and what it could mean

European Union authorities have started checking whether the American online retail giant Amazon.com is using its merchants’ data to eliminate competition and gain an unfair advantage. Questionnaires are being sent out to Amazon merchants to collect more information. Bloomberg reported the European Union Competition Commissioner Ms Margrethe Vestager

EU copyright directive (Part 2) with analysis of Article 11 and Article 13

Since the European Union (EU) Parliament has voted in favor of the Copyright Directive, analysts have been discussing the impact of Article 11 and Article 13. As discussed in our earlier post on EU copyright law a commentary, Article 3 is also important because it recommends