Our favourite links from around the web to kick off your weekend.
This week's roundup includes: 5 Ways to Protect Your Data If You 'BYOD', Is Reverse Mentoring Right For Lawyers?, Myths About Artificial Intelligence (AI) You Must Stop Believing and more...
- Should Robots Make Law?
"A law-making machine that runs the government may seem like an idea straight out of a Star Trek episode, but computers already play key roles in all facets of society—including in governmental decision-making." (via theregreview.org)
- Nike, Walmart, Intact Lawyers Offer Advice On Privacy By Design
"Put yourself in the consumer’s shoes. It may sound trite, but it is a running theme for in-house privacy counsel when making decisions about their companies..." (via insidecounsel.com)
- The New Surveillance State
"Police can capture an astronomical amount of information through new technologies, and privacy lawyers say there is little oversight or accountability." (via canadianlawyermag.com)
- Why Lawyers Shouldn’t Put a Fork in Bitcoin
"When it comes to bitcoin and blockchain, what is the difference between a “fork in the road” and a “hard fork?” The former suggests a casual detour; the latter connotes a creation of two permanent paths that share a common history until the split." (via lawtechnologytoday.org)
- 5 Ways to Protect Your Data If You 'BYOD'
"Bring your own device (BYOD) programs give you the flexibility to choose the technology that comes most naturally and can help you be more effective at work. But how can you make sure your personal data is safe from prying eyes if your employer becomes involved in litigation?" (via relativity.com/blog)
- Is Reverse Mentoring Right For Lawyers?
"Is reverse mentoring, typically thought of as having younger workers help and mentor those who are older, something that can work with lawyers and law firms?" (via lawyerist.com)
- Companies Should Report More Detail in Breach Reports
"The federal privacy commissioner’s office hasn’t given up hope that Ottawa will make companies include more detail about data breaches when they report security incidents to it as required under new law." (via itworldcanada.com)
- Smart Devices Can Share Your Private Data, but Canada’s Privacy Laws Offer Little Protection
"Whether it’s using a grocery-tracking gadget to streamline your grocery shopping, or using an app-connected smart lock to thwart bicycle thieves, the conveniences are unquestionable. But they come at the cost of privacy, whether consumers are aware of it are not." (via globalnews.ca)
- Myths About Artificial Intelligence (AI) You Must Stop Believing
"...here is a run-through of some basic misconceptions, and frequently peddled mistruths, which often come up when the subject is discussed, as well as reasons why you shouldn’t necessarily buy into them." (via forbes.com)