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Florida cops use AI to target people for a new "enhanced scrutiny" program
Florida police department tries to un-ironically recreate "Minority Report"
Chicago PD's predictive policing tool has been shut down after 8 years of catastrophically bad results
Amazon secretly planned to use facial recognition and Ring doorbells to create neighborhood "watch lists"
How to recognize AI snake oil
Mysterious New Orleans "anti-crime" camera emblazoned with NOPD logos outside surveillance contractor's house is disavowed by NOPD
Beyond GIGO: how "predictive policing" launders racism, corruption and bias to make them seem empirical
Is this the full list of US cities that have bought or considered Predpol's predictive policing services?
The ACLU showed that Amazon's facial recognition system thinks members of Congress are felons, so now Congress is taking action
christ what an asshole
Palantir has figured out how to make money by using algorithms to ascribe guilt to people, now they're looking for new customers
New Orleans Police used predictive policing without telling the city's elected officials
Automating Inequality: using algorithms to create a modern "digital poor-house"
I Can't Breathe: Matt Taibbi's scorching book on the murder of Eric Garner and the system that let the killers get away with it
Though crime happens everywhere, predictive policing tools send cops to poor/black neighborhoods
Predictive policing predicts police harassment, not crime
See what the White Collar Crime Early Warning System (WCCEWS) thinks of your neighborhood
Can polygraph tests weed out bad cops?
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Leaked documents document China's plan for mass arrests and concentration-camp internment of Uyghurs and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang
"Intellectual Debt": It's bad enough when AI gets its predictions wrong, but it's potentially WORSE when AI gets it right