We want more than “symbolic” gestures in response to discriminatory algorithms
In an escalating scandal over child benefits, over 26.000 families were wrongly accused of fraud by the Dutch tax authority. Families were forced to repay tens of thousands of euros, resulting in unemployment, divorces, and families losing their homes. EDRi member Bits of Freedom reveals the discriminatory algorithms used by the authority and urges the government to ban their use and develop legislation on Artificial Intelligence.
Attention EU regulators: we need more than AI “ethics” to keep us safe
In this post, Access Now and European Digital Rights (EDRi) analyse recent developments in the EU AI debate and explain why we need a bold, bright-line approach that prioritises our fundamental rights.