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Brand trust, purchase intent and AI: Privacy takes precedence as consumers say they will reward ethical data use in the age of AI

Agility PR Solutions

Even before AI gobbled up business leaders’ priority lists, data security and privacy were pressing problems for many brands and companies, and the wunderkind new tech has only made privacy shortfalls more dangerous—and consumers are paying attention.

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Bits, Bytes and the Ethics of Data

PRSay

Data science, once the domain of math geeks and academics, has moved from windowless basements to the top floors of organizations. If content is king, then data is the emperor. In fact, the explosive growth of data science, which employs algorithms and scientific methods to extract insights from data, may be part of the problem.

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Sephora Data-Privacy Penalties Sound Alarm for Marketers

PRSay

Marketers are taking notice of California’s data-privacy laws after cosmetics retailer Sephora agreed last month to pay $1.2 As NBC News reports, California Attorney General Rob Bonta said Sephora sold its customers’ data without their consent. Similar laws will take effect in Virginia, Colorado, Connecticut and Utah next year.

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In AI We Trust? Unlock Innovation Without Compromising Ethics

Stern + Associates

knows the landscape of ethical risk inherent in organizations, particularly in AI programs. An entrepreneur and former philosophy professor, Blackman is captivated by the ethics of emerging technologies. Reid Blackman , Ph.D.,

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Most consumers aren’t comfortable purchasing from brands with poor data ethics

Agility PR Solutions

Three in four (75 percent) US and UK consumers are not comfortable purchasing from a brand with poor personal data ethics, according to new research from publishing audience platform Permutive, which affirms that consumers are concerned about their data privacy, being tracked online, and want more choice in the data they share with brands.

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Legal and Ethical Dimensions: Using Online Data for PR Strategies

PRSay

Each September, PRSA celebrates Ethics Month, featuring programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS). This year’s theme is “Ethics Every Day.” Please join the discussion via #PRethics, and follow along with our ethics-related blog posts, webinars and Twitter Chats throughout the month.

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S&T Live Recap: Michele Ewing on Ethics in Public Relations and Data Privacy

PRSay

Each September, PRSA recognizes Ethics Month as a way to bring increased attention to the core foundation of the communications profession. Programming this month several webinars, including “ Bots, Misrepresentation and More: Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in Digital Communication ” on Sept. 27 from 3-4 p.m. Ewing, APR, Fellow PRSA.

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