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MAY 27, 2018 | FRANCE

Who Will Win the Race for AI?

Financial Times, May 28, 2018

By Rana Foroohar and Edward Luce

“I’m a French citizen, and the idea of ‘data in the public interest,’ is a very French idea,” says Thomas Boue, who runs Emea policy for the BSA, a large software lobbying body that represents firms like IBM, Microsoft and Apple. “But it will be difficult for the French to create a data pool big enough to transform, say, the transport sector, and still be in compliance with GDPR.”

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Original Posting: https://www.ft.com/content/fa31fa86-61f7-11e8-90c2-9563a0613e56


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