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Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Rights: Document Pool
Find in this doc pool all EDRi analyses and documents related to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and fundamental rights
EU’s AI law needs major changes to prevent discrimination and mass surveillance
The European Commission has just launched the its proposed regulation on artificial intelligence (AI). As governments and companies continue to use AI in ways that lead to discrimination and surveillance, the proposed law must go much further to protect people and their rights. Here’s a deeper analysis from the EDRi network, including some initial recommendations for change.
EDRi-gram, 5 May 2021
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150,000 emails, 15,000 tweets and hundreds of phone calls Sent by supporters engaged by the SaveYourInternet.eu campaign to act upload filters in the Copyright Directive.Read the full story
Our ground-breaking clauses Adopted by the European Commission upgrading data protection safeguards in trade agreements.Building on GDPR success
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Technology is the new border enforcer, and it discriminates EDRi’s research in Greece and conversations with people on the move revealed that certain places serve as testing grounds for new technologies, places where regulation is limited and where an “anything goes” frontier attitude informs the development and deployment of surveillance at the expense of humanity.READ THE ARTICLE
Activists urge EU to ban live facial recognition Digital rights advocates in five European countries launched a campaign to spotlight the increasing use of facial recognition and other biometric identification technology across the Continent, which they say will pave the way for mass surveillance on an unprecedented scale.READ THE ARTICLE
Big Tech Turns Its Lobbyists Loose on Europe, Alarming Regulators "At one influential nonprofit, European Digital Rights, Jan Penfrat recalled getting phone calls last year from Google, Facebook and others seeking cooperation and offering support soon after he took a leadership position. “It was like they were trying to co-opt us and get us on their side,” Mr. Penfrat said. “That was the first hint and it was alarming.”READ THE ARTICLE