Sky News – Predictive algorithms: Are they a helpful tool or an invasion of privacy?

Over 50 authorities are now using predictive algorithms across welfare, policing, and children’s data.

Our director, Silkie Carlo, warned about the erosion of privacy and transparency, and the risk of discrimination.

“If the functions of digital government become more invasive, opaque, cryptic and unchallenged – our ability to challenge decisions will become little more than a fiction.”

Read her full opinion piece on Sky News and watch a news clip here.