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Today, firms develop machine learning algorithms in nearly every industry to control human decisions, creating a structural tension between commercial opacity and democratic transparency. In many forms of business applications, advanced algorithms are technically complicated and privately owned, hiding from legal regimes and preventing public scrutiny. However, they may demonstrate their erosion of democratic norms, […]

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Algorithms are deciding how our criminal justice system is being run and how the criminal justice system interacts with private citizens. Not only are algorithms being used in the United States to determine risk levels for private citizens, but they have disseminated around the world. Such a system is not one of justice […]

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