Privacy pilfering project punished by FTC purge penalty: AI upstart told to delete data and algorithms

Face-recognition biz hammered after harvesting people’s pics, videos without permission

A California-based facial recognition biz has been directed by the US Federal Trade Commission to delete the AI models and algorithms that it developed by harvesting people’s photos and videos without permission, a remedy that suggests privacy violators may no longer be allowed to benefit from ill-gotten data.…

UK’s AI fairy tale sets out on its yellow-brick roadmap

But what Faculty lies behind the plans for adoption and economic expansion?

The UK’s AI Council could not have picked a worse week to launch its roadmap. As the world’s media was understandably obsessing with the US panto-cum-insurrection season, who would highlight its attempt to put this island nation, newly unshackled from the EU, on a path to a 10 per cent GDP boost from AI by 2030?…