Items tagged "Big Data"

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Public Knowledge Joins More than 100 Consumer Groups Against Algorithmic Risk Assessment Tools

July 30, 2018 algorithmic risk assessment , artificial intelligence , Big Data

Today, Public Knowledge joins more than 100 civil rights, digital justice, consumer advocacy, and community-based organizations in a statement opposing the adoption of algorithmic risk assessment tools, which use artificial intelligence to determine an accused individual’s bail. Public Knowledge contends that these tools often rely on biased data to forecast an individual’s likelihood of appearance at trial and/or risk to public safety.

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Privacy Groups Urge Obama Administration To Preserve Existing Telecommunications Privacy Protections

August 5, 2014 Big Data , FCC , Privacy

Today, Public Knowledge filed comments with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration urging the Obama Administration not to support any privacy legislation that would eliminate important legal protections for telecommunications metadata

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