The report emphasizes the usefulness of algorithms but also highlights the risks they pose, such as discrimination, unfair outcomes, deception, and lack of transparency.
The Netherlands Court of Audit found that 3 out of 9 algorithms it audited 6 did not met all the basic requirements and exposed the government to various risks.
Employment and data protection laws are failing to protect gig economy workers from “unfair and opaque” algorithms, a new report warned.
Another complaint against Amazon Europe: a customer made an access request to find out why he was denied certain payment options; he did not receive a reply.
Italian supervisory authority published an injunction against a company operating a food delivery app over the processing of riders’ personal data with respect to the use of algorithms for the management of the orders.
The online abuse the England football team received after the Euro 2020 final has pushed people towards drastic measures to stop it happening again: giving social media companies their legal identification.
The Italian Supervisory Authority (Garante) announced that it has fined Foodinho S.r.l. 2.6 million EUR for its use of performance algorithms in connection with its employees.
The Federal Trade Commission is punching right at the heart - and guts - of how data collection drives revenue for tech firms: their algorithms.
Ddata privacy scandal in Japan involving Rikunabi—a major job-seeking platform that calculated and sold companies algorithmic scores which predicted how likely individual job applicants would decline a job offer—has underscored how users’ behavioral data can be used against their best interests.