By now you would have noticed the many e-mails you've been receiving from all your web services updating their privacy policies. The reason for this is a very important regulation in the EU that became effective on Friday called General Data Protection Regulation or GDPR. Essentially, it provides for tighter restrictions in data protection and privacy for all individuals on the internet across the EU, and soon the world. The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) has necessitated better protection for consumers as a very sophisticated internet and more accurate machine-learning technology bring with them benefits in many sectors but also serious risks to humanity. That is why we were joined by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at #VivaTech in Paris a day before GDPR came into being. Given the recent events at Facebook around Cambridge Analytica, Zuckerberg's company is probably the one everyone is looking to for ways to manage the benefits of AI in the face of its obvious risks. "What's cl...

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