Fairness, Accountability & Transparency (F.Acc.T) under GDPR
Why the need for Regulation?
Algorithmic decisions are already crucially affecting our lives. The last few year, news like the ones listed below are becoming more and more common: – “There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks”, 2016 [source: ProPublica]. – “Amazon reportedly scraps internal AI recruiting tool that was biased against women”, 2018 [source: The Verge] – “Apple Card is being investigated over claims it gives women lower credit limits”, 2019 [source: MIT Technology Review] – “Is an Algorithm Less Racist Than a Loan Officer?”, 2020 [source: NY Times]