Privacy and tech experts say that governments must be agile in creating laws to protect their citizens from ethically dubious applications of artificial intelligence (AI).
Banking in New Zealand and Australia is extremely profitable because it's dominated by four large banks. This is a very small number of big competitors for such a large combined market. The history of why there are so few big banks is for another time, but suffice it to say it's a structure that has suited the Australian and New Zealand governments and banks alike for decades. It has led to stable, but very expensive, banking services.
Nearly 160 years later, those problems persist. “Poverty is still present,” Ly says. “It’s clear that there are parallels.” Montfermeil’s poverty rate is around 30%, according to government statistics. This was the site of some of the intense violence in 2005, during weeks of nationwide rioting in poor minority suburbs; the protests first erupted in the suburb next to Montfermeil, after two teenage boys died by electrocution while hiding from police.
"We will be taking a methodical and planned approach to this. We are keeping our shareholder, the Government, fully informed," he said.
As anyone that follows this space knows, cyber security can seem like an endless game of whack-a-mole. New threats emerge, defenses improve and the attackers adopt new tactics, targeting hitherto unknown weakness. This creates the impression that hackers can penetrate targets at will—whether that’s governments, enterprises or critical national systems.
Cofactor is a large, structured listing of people, places, and things. Here you can find the description of each topic.