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Wednesday, May 16 • 12:00 - 13:15
Can GDPR protect you from AI? What GDPR can and cannot do

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Around the world, governments are trying to make automated decision-making more accountable: New York city introduced a bill that would require the city to make public the computer instructions that are used, invisibly, in all kinds of government decision-making. In Europe, the GDPR which will enter into force in May 2018, gives citizens (not just in Europe) more rights with regards to profiling and automated decision-making.

Discussions around GDPR and AI are often narrowly focussed on the "right to explanation". Yet, comprehensive data protection laws have much more far-reaching implications for AI, in that they regulate how personal data can be processed. In this session we will discuss the merits of different regulatory approaches and debate how they can be used strategically.

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Frederike Kaltheuner

Data Exploitation Lead, Policy Officer, Privacy International
Hi! I work for Privacy International in London where I'm leading our work on data exploitation. We're a team of technologists, policy experts, lawyers and investigators advocating for strong regional, national and international laws that protect privacy. We work on policing tech... Read More →

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Miranda Bogen

Policy Analyst, Upturn
Miranda Bogen is a Policy Analyst at Upturn, where she focuses on the social implications of machine learning and artificial intelligence, and the effect of technology platforms on civil and human rights. She has coauthored reports on data ethics, governing automated decisions, and... Read More →
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Joris van Hoboken

Professor of Law, Vrije Universiteit Brussels & University of Amsterdam
internet-based service regulation, AI, algorithmic governance, platforms, automation in content moderation, intermediary liability, privacy, data protection, GDPR, data subject rights, freedom of expression, EU standards.
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Joseph Jerome

Policy Counsel, Center for Democracy & Technology
Joseph Jerome is a lawyer for the Privacy & Data Project at the Center for Democracy & Technology. His work focuses on big picture legal and ethical questions posed by emerging technologies, but he also is trying to wrap his head around the GDPR. He's written about data uses in video... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2018 12:00 - 13:15 EDT