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With Algorithmic Accountability, Different Remedies Bear Different Costs for Consumers

Gangadharan, Seeta Peña (2016) With Algorithmic Accountability, Different Remedies Bear Different Costs for Consumers. Media Policy Blog (08 Apr 2016). Website.

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Automated systems and decision making have transformed the ways in which our data is processed and analysed and, accordingly, how companies are able to use it. There are fears that data can be used to discriminate against vulnerable users in ways which are ‘unaccountable’. In this post, Seeta Peña Gangadharan, Acting Director of the LSE Media Policy Project, outlines some tools available to allow users greater control over how their data is used and argues that, too often, the burden lies with the consumer rather than the companies designing these automated systems.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Author; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
K Law > K Law (General)
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Collections > LSE Media Policy Blog
Date Deposited: 15 Jun 2017 08:12
Last Modified: 28 May 2020 23:29

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