Jun 14th 2019

Police drop Experian profiling tool following Big Brother Watch exposé

A year on from our investigation into Durham Police’s use of Experian’s ‘Mosaic’ big data profiling tool for AI custody decisions, we have discovered through a long Freedom of Information battle that Durham Police heeded our calls to drop the discriminatory tool less than three weeks after our exposé. We have also found that, following […]

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Nov 7th 2018

The UK’s poorest are put at risk by automated welfare decisions

BIG BROTHER WATCH WRITES TO UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON EXTREME POVERTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS AHEAD OF HIS UK VISIT Big Brother Watch has written to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights to raise the alarm about the hidden use of automation and predictive analytics for decisions about benefits entitlements and social […]

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