Over the summer of 2019, we were instructed by The Legal Education Foundation (TLEF) to consider the equality implications of AI and automated decision-making in government, in particular, through consideration of the Settled Status scheme and the use of Risk-Based verification (RBV) systems. The paper was finished in September Continue Reading
European Commission proposals
European Commission In February 2020, the European Commission published its long awaited White Paper – On Artificial Intelligence – A European approach to excellence and trust. The purpose of the White Paper is to start the process of scoping policy options which are intended to “enable a trustworthy and secure Continue Reading
SyRI: Think twice before risk profiling
Commentators in the AI space have been waiting impatiently for the judgment in a Dutch case concerning the lawfulness of an AI system which is used in the Netherlands to ascribe a particular risk profile to citizens. The Court of the Hague resoundingly concluded in a judgment given on the Continue Reading
Covid-19: Facial Recognition Technology in the workspace: the answer to social distancing or discriminatory?
The Government’s instruction to work from home and to limit travel is bound to mean that reliance on artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and automated decision making (ADM) will expand even faster than before, and it has been expanding very fast already. Certainly, The Wall Street Journal is predicting Continue Reading