The online abuse the England football team received after the Euro 2020 final has pushed people towards drastic measures to stop it happening again: giving social media companies their legal identification.
The Italian Supervisory Authority (Garante) announced that it has fined Foodinho S.r.l. 2.6 million EUR for its use of performance algorithms in connection with its employees.
The Federal Trade Commission is punching right at the heart – and guts – of how data collection drives revenue for tech firms: their algorithms.
Ddata privacy scandal in Japan involving Rikunabi—a major job-seeking platform that calculated and sold companies algorithmic scores which predicted how likely individual job applicants would decline a job offer—has underscored how users’ behavioral data can be used against their best interests.
Algorithms influence which videos and products you see online, and how social media posts are moderated. But technology companies are cagey with even the most basic details about their algorithmic systems.
Robotics technologies in the EU could come under the scope of new rules as part of a series of efforts to ensure the safety of next-generation technologies, it has emerged.
Former Uber drivers have filed a legal challenge against the company in Europe, arguing that its “robo-firing” practices contravene GDPR. The union is arguing that Uber’s alleged “robo-firing” practices contravene Article 22 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which seeks to protect individuals from automated decision-making. The action has been filed in the District […]
In the latest piece to come out of the FTC’s new focus on emerging technologies, the FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection issued new guidance on the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and algorithms. The guidance follows up on a 2018 hearing where the FTC explored AI, algorithms, and predicative analysis. As the FTC recognizes, these […]
The Home Office of the UK has announced that it will halt the use of its “Visa Streaming” algorithm. This change is the result of a settlement in a lawsuit brought to challenge use of the algorithmic decision system by the UK Government. The system produced a “traffic light” assessment of visa applicants (Green, Yellow, […]