Items tagged "algorithms"
Are You Wielding a Discriminatory Algorithm Against Consumers? The FTC Is Coming For You — But It Can’t Act AloneApril 29, 2021 AI , Algorithmic Bias , algorithms , artificial intelligence , FTC
Last week, the Federal Trade Commission released a blog post entitled, “Aiming for Truth, Fairness, and Equity in your company’s use of AI.” It’s making waves. The responsibilities the FTC outlines for companies, like being transparent, non-discriminatory, fair, accurate, and able to explain automated decisions to consumers, were all included in the agency’s blog post […]Read More
Public Knowledge Urges HUD to Help Consumers Access Data Used in Algorithmic Housing DecisionsOctober 21, 2019 algorithmic risk assessment , algorithms , artificial intelligence , disparate impact liability , HUD , Non-Discrimination
Last week, Public Knowledge submitted comments to the Department of Housing and Urban Development on its proposed changes to civil rights law, specifically disparate impact liability, which would make it more difficult for consumers to access the data they need to appeal housing decisions made by algorithms.Read More
Public Knowledge Applauds Rep. Takano for Bill Protecting Criminal DefendantsSeptember 18, 2019 algorithms , artificial intelligence , criminal justice , due process , Intellectual Property
Yesterday, Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) introduced the “Justice in Forensic Algorithms Act of 2019” to ensure that criminal defendants can access the software source code and other data they need to properly defend themselves and exercise their due process rights.Read More