Should AI Always Identify Itself? It’s more complicated than you might think.

EFF Opposes California Bill to Require Bot Disclosures    The Google Duplex demos released two weeks ago—audio recordings of the company’s new AI system scheduling a hair appointment and the other of the system calling a restaurant—are at once unsettling and astounding. The system is…

Oakland: The New Gold Standard in Community Control of Police Surveillance

There is a new gold standard in the movement to require transparency and community engagement before local police departments are permitted to acquire or use surveillance technology. Oakland’s Surveillance and Community Safety ordinance builds upon the momentum of several cities and counties that have enacted…

Multi-Vendor Networks Require Open Thinking and Collaborative Working

Emerging services like 5G and ultra high definition video will require more bandwidth, speed and agility than many networks can currently support. Service providers are realising that the ways they have operated networks up till now are no longer going to be enough. VISIT THE…

California’s Senate Misfires on Network Neutrality, Ignores Viable Options

Yesterday, the California Senate approved legislation that would require Internet service providers (ISPs) in California to follow the now-repealed 2015 Open Internet Order. While well-intentioned, the legislators sadly chose an approach that is vulnerable to legal attack. The 2015 Open Internet Order from the Federal…

Creating Next-Gen Global Business Networks

Multinational, global enterprise growth continues to rise, and these businesses require reliable, agile, and seamless connectivity with end-to-end global SLAs. Many of the global companies we talk to are banks, manufacturers, and insurance companies that have a growing international presence or customer base, and they…