Corbyn defends his pledge to stay neutral in second referendum

Labour leader says stance towards potential Brexit poll is sign of strength and maturity Jeremy Corbyn has defended his pledge to stay neutral in the event of a second Brexit referendum after his position was criticised as indecisive. The Labour leader you must show photo ID. Only the following forms of ID will be accepted at polling stations in Northern Ireland: A UK, Irish or EEA driving licence (photographic part) (provisional accepted). A UK or Irish passport. An Electoral Identity Card. A Translink Senior SmartPass. A Translink 60+ SmartPass. A Translink War Disabled SmartPass. A Translink Blind Persons SmartPass. Your photographic identification does not need to be current, so even if it is out of date you can still use …

Alexa, where are the legal limits on what Amazon can do with my health data?

The contract between the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and ecommerce giant Amazon — for a health information licensing partnership involving its Alexa voice AI — has been released following a Freedom of Information request. The government announced the partnership this summer. But the date on the contract, which was published on the gov.uk contracts finder site months after the FOI was filed, shows the open-ended arrangement to funnel nipped-and-tucked health advice from the NHS’ website to Alexa users in audio form was inked back in December 2018. The contract is between the UK government and Amazon Digital Services, Delaware) —In , when the government officially announced the Alexa-NHS partnership, its PR provided a few So it turns out the …

UKs health data guardian sets a firm line for app development using patient data

The UK’s health data watchdog, the National Data Guardian (NDG), has published correspondence between her office and the national privacy watchdog which informed the ICO’s finding in 2017 that a data-sharing arrangement between an NHS Trust and Google-owned DeepMind broke the law. The exchange was published following a Freedom of Information request by TechCrunch. In fall 2015 the Royal Free NHS Trust and DeepMind signed a data-sharing agreement which saw the medical records of 1.6 million people quietly passed to the AI company without patients being asked for their consent. The scope of the data-sharing arrangement — ostensibly to develop a clinical task management app — was only brought to light by investigative journalism. That then triggered regulatory scrutiny — …

The UKs National Health Service is launching an AI lab

The UK government has announced it’s rerouting £250M (~$300M) in public funds for the country’s National Health Service (NHS) to set up an artificial intelligence lab that will work to expand the use of AI technologies within the service. The Lab, which will sit within a new NHS unit tasked with overseeing the digitisation of the health and care system (aka: NHSX), will AI systems for day-to-day tasks inspecting algorithms already used by the NHS to increase the standards of Could the #NHS in the UK self-finance a large part of #HealthTechnology innovation if it had the courage to commercialize its data trove? Hint: YES.https://t.co/9PKTEKLSdc — Mark Tluszcz (@marktluszcz) August 8, 2019 Commenting on the launch of NHSX in a statement, …

Tory leadership rivals discuss alliance to stop Boris Johnson

Decision on consolidation imminent after former foreign secretarys crushing victory Conservative leadership candidates are in talks about joining forces to provide the strongest challenge to Boris Johnson, who looks all but certain to be Britains next prime minister after trouncing rivals in the https://t.co/tGRXu94CmT | pic.twitter.com/zVBNls2rew Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways