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Wed. 04/21 – GDPR But For AI?


The EU proposes a big new regulatory framework for AI. A ransomware gang threatens to release Apple product schematics unless they get paid off. Fallout from yesterday’s Apple event including what you can and cannot put on your AirTags. Netflix has disappointed Wall Street, and Amazon is expanding its “pay with your palm” program to more Whole Foods locations.

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Links:Artificial Intelligence, Facial Recognition Face Curbs in New EU Proposal (Wall Street Journal)Instagram launches tools to filter out abusive DMs based on keywords and emojis, and to block people, even on new accounts (Tech Crunch)Apple announces AirTag accessories that cost more than the device (9 to 5 Mac)Ransomware gang tries to extort Apple hours ahead of Spring Loaded event (The Record)Netflix falls after pandemic boom reverses to rare weakness (Bloomberg)Amazon is bringing palm-scanning payment system to Whole Foods stores (CNBC)

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