Defective computing: How algorithms use speech analysis to profile job candidates

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UN: Protect Rights in Welfare Systems’ Tech Overhaul

Automating Benefits, Services Threatens Welfare Rights, Privacy…


UN special rapporteur on digital technology and social protection denounces a “human rights free-zone”

The report of the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights condemns in strong terms the way governments are privitizing and automating welfare management.


First convening of the AlgorithmWatch Supervisory Board

On 1 October, the AlgorithmWatch Supervisory Board held its first meeting. We are delighted that Katharina de la Durantaye, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger and Steffen Wenzel will be supporting us…


Meet our Mozilla Fellow: Anouk Ruhaak

We are delighted to welcome our new Mozilla Fellow Anouk Ruhaak, who will join our team for almost a year. Anouk creates new models of data governance for the public good. As an architect and advocate…


Personal Scoring in the EU: Not quite Black Mirror yet, at least if you’re rich 

A centralized, permanent and public personal scoring system is very unlikely to appear in EU countries, but this does not mean that a large share of the European population is not or will not be subje…

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