The Record

Christina Moniodis
December 6, 2021

The fresh legal battle between Facebook-owned WhatsApp and the Indian government is a bit of a high-stakes game of chess determining both global consumer privacy and the sovereignty of tech companies to build such privacy on their own platforms.

Who should decide a company’s technical infrastructure - the company or a government?

Mike Serra
April 15, 2021


Mauritz Kop
March 30, 2021

Quantum technologies are rapidly evolving from hypothetical ideas to commercial realities. As the world prepares for these tangible applications, the quantum community issued an urgent call for action to design solutions that can balance their transformational impactAn important first step to encourage the debate is raising quantum awareness. We have to put controls in place that address identified risks and incentivise sustainable innovation.

Todd E. Hutchins
September 12, 2020

Artificial intelligence (AI) surveillance systems based on cell phone ‘close contacts’ are the proven best way to trace and prevent the transmission of coronavirus.  This short commentary considers the legality of implementing AI tracing systems in the United States legal and social contexts during a public health emergency.  First, AI-driven close contact tracing via cellular phones is described, before turning to U.S.

Michael Conklin
September 4, 2020

“The new generations bring with them their new problems which call for new rules, to be patterned, indeed, after the rules of the past, and yet adapted to the needs and justice of another day and hour.”     - Benjamin Cardozo, 1925