UK watchdog has eyes on Google-DeepMind’s health app hand-off4.66

The shock news yesterday that Google is taking over a health app rolled out to UK hospitals over the past few years by its AI division, DeepMind, has caught the eye of the country’s data protection watchdog — which said today that it’s monitoring developments.

An ICO spokesperson told us: “An ICO investigation and an independent audit into the use of Google Deepmind’s Streams service by the Royal Free both highlighted the importance of clear and effective governance when NHS bodies use third parties to provide digital services, particularly to ensure the original purpose for processing personal data is respected.

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https://techcrunch.com/2018/11/14/uk-watchdog-has-eyes-on-google-deepminds-health-app-hand-off/

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