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25.03.2019

NJORD Estonia: Employer is liable for AI’s discriminative actions

Algorithms have established themselves in almost every field of life and economy. Various automated programs have also become part of the process in recruitment and employing staff, respectively, with or without big data analysis. The use of such technologies in recruitment or in the assessment of work processes, in general, should take into account both the protection of personal data and the prevention of discrimination.

19.03.2019

NJORD Estonia: Should we regulate artificial intelligence?

Businesses invest billions of dollars into artificial intelligence (AI) development, which has caused relevant government institutions to advance research into AI strategies. Therefore, the hype around AI has also led to the discussion on the need for regulation in the field. Elon Musk’s dispute with Mark Zuckerberg has brought the subject to the general public’s attention. The former insists on regulating AI and the latter sees only benefits, not threats. You can find different opinions on this issue online.

14.03.2019

NJORD receives high ratings from Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners have just published their ratings of law firms and individual lawyers for 2019. Once again, several of NJORD’s departments have received high ratings, which show that NJORD is among the best, nationally as well as internationally.

11.03.2019

NJORD Estonia: What can we expect when 5G enters our daily lives?

The 2000s brought 4G technology to consumers, which permitted the seamless use of smartphones and tablets. The 2020s will bring 5G technology allowing for a better and faster connection. With 5G more devices will be connected, enabling the Internet of Things (IoT) and powering higher definition videos, self-autonomous vehicles, and augmented reality.

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