Articles by tag: regulation

It’s Impossible to Regulate AI in a Vacuum. It’s Inextricably Linked to People and Their Existing Laws.

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Is it possible to regulate AI and put limits on this seemingly boundless technology? Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has announced nine “AI Insight Forums” this fall as a first step towards understanding such an overwhelming and revolutionary technology. The initiative aims to educate Congress members on topics ranging from copyright to national security…

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2023
Why Cryptocurrency’s Security Concerns are Increasing Calls for Self-Regulation?

With the collapse of the FTX exchange and one of its founders, the concerns surrounding the regulation of cryptocurrency have overtaken talks about its security. Currently, cryptocurrency is “regulated,” but the lack of uniformity in its regulation has left much to be desired about its safety, particularly for consumers. But self-regulation may be a solution…

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Identity and Biometrics: What’s Going on with Age Verification?

The year 2017 marked the first time ever that half of the world’s population got online. Today, internet connection and social media use clocks in at 5 billion and 4.7 billion users respectively – over half of the world’s population and growing. For many nations around the world, internet traffic for age-appropriate content is…

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Non-Bank Financial Assets are Increasing. What is the Financial Industry Doing to Improve Consumer Safety and Regulation?

Non-bank financial assets are growing, and are a popular mortgage and lending option for many individuals, only becoming more popular, with a rise in total global financial assets of 7.7 percent, according to Central Banking Newsdesk. Why is this such a growing concern? Non-banks, or “shadow banks,” as some call them, are unregulated and…

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USDOT Forces Airlines to Fix Flight Cancellation Policies. Will Changes Improve Customer Service?

After a summer of flight cancellations, flight delays and post-pandemic disruptions, the U.S Department of Transportation (USDOT) finally issued an ultimatum to airlines in light of its recent Air Travel Consumer Report (ATCR).  The report put into perspective an alarming trend that travelers, flight staff and industry analysts have been aware of for months if…

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Hedera: Gossip About Gossip: Meet New Hedera Governing Council Board Member, Monique Morrow of Syniverse

Let us introduce you to Monique Morrow, one of the independent board members for Hedera. Morrow works for Syniverse as a Senior Distinguished Architect for Emerging Technologies. Syniverse works in mobile communications with its headquarters in Tampa, Florida. “Our customers vary. Our customers are either mobile or large enterprise customers. We have a carrier business…

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Weaver On-Chain: The Blockchain World

In this exciting debut episode of Weaver On-Chain, host Tim Savage, CPA, Blockchain & Digital Assets, Tax Services welcomes world-renowned expert Dr. Sean Stein SmithDBA, CPA as his inaugural guest on a podcast dedicated to the exciting world of cryptocurrency and the blockchain industry. Sean holds many titles including Assistant Professor at City University of…

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Applied Digital Strengthens Community Relations through Innovative Data Center Practices
May 21, 2024

As Applied Digital continues to expand its footprint across rural America, its commitment to integrating with and revitalizing local communities stands out. The company’s unique approach to building and operating data centers brings advanced technology to these areas while stimulating local economies and fostering community development. How does Applied Digital ensure seamless integration and…

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From Fields to Data Centers: Applied Digital’s Training Program Transforms Farmers into Data Center Operators
May 21, 2024

Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting Operations and Public Affairs at Applied Digital, emphasizes the transformative impact of Applied Digital’s training programs, which convert agricultural land into high-tech data centers and enable farmers to transition into skilled data center operators. This initiative highlights the company’s commitment to community development and technological advancement.

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Water Conservation and Sustainability Are Critical for a Data Center’s Success
May 21, 2024

Digital infrastructure is essential, and as data centers expand, their environmental impact, water conservation and sustainability have come under scrutiny. As the demand for data storage and processing capabilities grows exponentially, so does the concern for the environmental impact of these facilities, particularly in terms of water usage. Nick Phillips, the EVP of Hosting…

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Reducing the Gap in Skilled Trades Can Be Solved by Boosting Trade Education Initiatives
May 21, 2024

Currently, skilled trades are facing significant shortages making the need for innovative solutions and passionate involvement more urgent than before. Statistics indicate a looming gap in the workforce, expected to reach millions in the next decade, as older generations retire without sufficient newcomers to fill their roles. At the heart of this issue is…

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Biden Admin Cracks Down on Anti-Competitive Practices in Healthcare
July 29, 2021

The legal landscape surrounding anti-competitive practices is a complex one – and it’s getting more unwieldy all the time. The Biden administration is bringing down the regulatory hammer with more than 70 federal directives aimed at tackling these anti-competitive practices. To make sense of it all, particularly in terms of how these regulations impact the…

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Google Agrees to Change Online Ad Model After French Fines
June 18, 2021

Google agreed to change its online advertising model after France’s Competition Authority recently fined Google €220 million for overstepping its dominant position in the market and leveraging its vertical integration in online advertising. This is the first time Google has been challenged in this regard. On this episode of MarketScale TV, host Courtney Echerd talked…

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Former SEC Chairman Predicts ‘Fair Amount’ of Crypto Regulation
April 18, 2021

Former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt says the rules surrounding cryptocurrencies are unclear and expects the SEC to move forward with “clear rules of the road.” He also reacts to the implosion of Archegos. Watch or read a portion of his interview with Bloomberg below. —   Host: As I say, there’s a lot on his…

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Australian Government Moves Forward with Making Tech Giants Pay News Publishers: Business Casual
August 4, 2020

Google and Facebook have been under increasing scrutiny for their power. Australia aims to confront that power head-on with a recent code drafted by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). The draft forces the tech giants to pay Australian publishers in order to share their digital content. Powered by RedCircle Australia’s move aims to…

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