Publications

Europe wants to be a role model for technological responses to COVID-19. But it’s complicated.

Launch of our new report on 'Automated Decision-Making Systems in the COVID-19 Pandemic'…

New report by AlgorithmWatch: Identity-management and citizen scoring in Ghana, Rwanda, Tunisia, Uganda, Zimbabwe and China

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A review of identity-management practices in five African countries shows that much of the continent is well on its way towards comprehensive biometric registration. It could enable comprehensive citi…

Atlas of Automation

AlgorithmWatch’s  ‘Atlas of Automation’ provides an overview of ADM systems used in Germany that are relevant to participation. It is a compilation – in this case not of maps and graphics, but of topi…

Out now: “Automating Society” – our report on ADM in the EU

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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…

Ethics and algorithmic processes for decision making and decision support

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Current ethical debates about the consequences of automation focus on the rights of individuals. But algorithmic processes exhibit a collective dimension. In our working paper, we therefore suggest wa…

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