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Blog, 25 March 2019

IEEE launches Ethically Aligned Design, First Edition

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) published the first edition of Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (EAD1e). The document was conceived as part of the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems and provides scientific analyses as well as pragmatic and application-oriented recommendations…

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Position, 11 February 2019

Open Letter: Facebook, Do Your Part Against Disinformation

Along with more than 30 other organisations AlgorithmWatch has signed Mozilla's Open Letter to Facebook, telling them to make good on their promise to provide more transparency around political advertising ahead of the 2019 EU Parliamentary Elections.

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Video & press review, 6 February 2019

Report ‘Automating Society’: video of the launch event & press review

Overview of the press coverage of the report 'Automating Society - Taking Stock of Automated Decision-Making in the EU' and the video of the launch event

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Blog, 29 January 2019

Automating Society 2019 – our report on ADM in the EU

On 29 January we published our new report Automating Society - Taking Stock of Automated Decision-Making in the EU, which was produced in collaboration with the Bertelsmann Stiftung and with the support of the Open Society Foundations. The report is now available (in English) at algorithmwatch.org/en/automating-society-2019/ Launch event in the European Parliament At the invitation of…

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Launch event, 29 January 2019

Launch event for the report “Automating Society” in the European Parliament

Please join us for the launch of the report Automating Society Taking Stock of Automated Decision-Making in the EU A report by AlgorithmWatch in cooperation with Bertelsmann Stiftung, supported by the Open Society Foundations Date:    Tuesday, 29 January 2019 Time:    09:00 – 10:30 Room:   Paul-Henri Spaak P4B001, EP, Entrance Altiero Spinelli KINDLY HOSTED BY…

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Event, 25 January 2019

CPDP breakfast meeting: Presentation of the report ‘Automating Society’ on 30 January

Join us for the presentation and discussion of Automating Society Taking Stock of Automated Decision-Making in the EU a report by AlgorithmWatch in cooperation with Bertelsmann Stiftung, supported by the Open Society Foundations When Wednesday, 30 January 2019 07h30 – 8h30 Where CPDP conference, Petite Halle Les Halles de Schaerbeek, Rue Royale-Sainte-Marie 22, 1030 Brussels…

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Event, 16 January 2019

Launch event for the report “Automating Society” in the European Parliament

Please join us for the launch of the report Automating Society Taking Stock of Automated Decision-Making in the EU A report by AlgorithmWatch in cooperation with Bertelsmann Stiftung, supported by the Open Society Foundations Date:    Tuesday, 29 January 2019 Time:    09:00 – 10:30 Room:   Paul-Henri Spaak P4B001, EP, Entrance Altiero Spinelli KINDLY HOSTED BY…

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Blog, 29 November 2018

SCHUFA, a black box: OpenSCHUFA results published

Data journalists of Spiegel Online and Bayerischer Rundfunk analyzed roughly 2000 credit reports donated to OpenSCHUFA.

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Story, 21 November 2018

Finnish Credit Score Ruling raises Questions about Discrimination and how to avoid it

In a case not well known outside Finland, a tribunal threatened to fine Svea Ekonomi AB for 100,000 euros on the grounds that it declined credit to a customer by using statistical models that are in violation of anti-discrimination laws. The case raises some hard questions about the practice of credit scoring and how it could be done.

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Position, 17 November 2018

Why Zuckerberg’s “Independent Governance and Oversight” board is not gonna fly (but some of his other ideas are at least worth discussing)

Mark Zuckerberg is all for regulation of social media all of sudden. What’s wrong with that picture?

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Video, 13 November 2018

How YouTube’s algorithm amplified the right during Chemnitz

Video of Ray Serrato's presentation at the 1st Meetup on Algorithmic Accountability Reporting of AlgorithmWatch, 5 November 2018

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Event, 12 October 2018

1st Meeting on Algorithmic Accountability Reporting with Ray Serrato

Monday, 5 November 2018, 6:30pm at AlgorithmWatch, Bergstr. 22, Berlin-Mitte

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Blog, 22 May 2018

OpenSCHUFA – shedding light on Germany’s opaque credit scoring

Why we started OpenSCHUFA, why you should care about credit scoring & how you can help.

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Blog, 16 May 2018

OpenSCHUFA data donation launches

As of now, you can donate your SCHUFA data at www.openschufa.de. Since the beginning of our campaign more than 20,000 people have already requested their free credit record via www.selbstauskunft.net. Those of you who have received a letter from SCHUFA can upload their data using the web app. This way you will contribute to scrutinzing the scoring process of Germany's…

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Blog, 21 February 2018

OpenSCHUFA – shedding light on Germany’s opaque credit scoring

Why we started OpenSCHUFA, why you should care about credit scoring & how you can help.

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