On February 23, 2024, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office reported that it had ordered public service providers Serco Leisure, Serco Jersey and associated community leisure trusts to stop using facial recognition technology and fingerprint scanning to monitor employee attendance.
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On December 21, 2023, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued its judgment in the case of Krankenversicherung Nordrhein (C-667/21) in which it clarified, among other things, the rules for processing special categories of personal data (hereafter “sensitive personal data”) under Article 9 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the nature of the compensation owed for damages under Article 82 of the GDPR.Continue Reading CJEU Rules on Processing of Sensitive Data and Compensation Under the GDPR

On April 25, 2023, officials from the Federal Trade Commission, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released a Joint Statement on Enforcement Efforts against Discrimination and Bias in Automated Systems, also sometimes referred to as “artificial intelligence.”
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On April 6, 2023, the New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection announced it adopted final rules to implement NYC’s Local Law 144 regarding automated employment decision tools.
Continue Reading NYC DCWP Adopts Rules to Implement Law Governing Automated Employment Decision Tools and Sets July Enforcement Date