Naiara Bellio (she/her)


Naiara Bellio covers the topics privacy, automated decision-making systems, and digital rights. Before she joined AlgorithmWatch, she coordinated the technology section of the foundation, addressing disinformation related to people's digital lives and leading international research on surveillance and data protection. She also worked for Agencia EFE in Madrid and Argentina and for She collaborated with organizations such as Fair Trials and AlgoRace in researching the use of algorithmic systems by administrations.

Articles for AlgorithmWatch

An illustration of the protagonists of the story. Top: Camille Lextray, Jerzy Afanasjew. Bottom: Anastasia Dedyukhina, Miriam Al Adib, Soizic Pénicaud.

Fighting in the dark: How Europeans push back against rogue AI

How not to: We failed at analyzing public discourse on AI with ChatGPT

Some image generators produce more problematic stereotypes than others, but all fail at diversity

Food delivery service Glovo: tracking riders’ private location and other infringements

Spain under shock as schoolboys create fake nudes using generative models

MidJourney - A student is taking an exam at her computer, seen from the back. Next to her, a cell phone on a tripod is filming her.

200 students failed their exams. Automated proctoring could be to blame, but doubts remain 

ChatGPT-like models boom, but small languages remain in shadows

Basque Country: how an algorithm to assess the risk of gender-based violence sees people from “different cultures”

In Catalonia, the RisCanvi algorithm helps decide whether inmates are paroled

Spanish police plan to extend use of its lie-detector while efficacy is unclear

Spain’s largest bus terminal deployed live face recognition four years ago, but few noticed