IBM's Ginni Rometty snipes, er, someone for being irresponsible with data, haven't a clue who

www.theregister.co.uk | 11/27/2018 | Staff
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IBM boss Ginni Rometty has turned her wrathful gaze towards irresponsible Silicon Valley bosses, saying "the weakest link should not define the digital economy".

She singled out AI transparency and platform liability as areas in need of reform.

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Rometty was speaking at an IBM event in Brussels, and accused "a few dominant consumer-facing platform companies" [who could she possibly mean? – El Reg] of bringing down a "trust crisis" through their "irresponsible handling of personal data".

What scares Rometty is that governments might be stirred into action against the tech sector, and that they'll mishandle things.

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Business-to-business markets, she said, have a different power dynamic to the consumer sector, so any regulation should target consumer-facing platforms like, er, social media companies and search engines [again, we're at a...
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