Weekly HRBDT News Circular – 14 September

Each week The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project prepares an overview of related news stories from the week. This summary contains news articles from 14 – 21 September 2018.

AI

The Guardian view on AI in social work: algorithms don’t have all the answers  – The Guardian  

Algorithms

Child abuse algorithms: from science fiction to cost-cutting reality  –  The Guardian 

Don’t trust algorithms to predict child-abuse risk   – The Guardian

Health

Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – Health IT Analytics 

Privacy

Children ‘need protection’ from AI home devices that collect and share their data – The Telegraph

Technology

IBM launches tool aimed at detecting AI bias –  BBC News

It’s not just theologians who should police AI’s rise – The Telegraph

Regulation

EU warns Facebook it faces sanctions over ‘misleading’ T&Cs  –  The Guardian

The UK Government is planning to set up a regulator for the internet  – BuzzFeed

Surveillance 

State Internet Surveillance in the UK and the Tech Sector  – Forbes

 


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