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Daily Dashboard | Sparapani: Transparent Algorithms Won’t Protect Privacy Related reading: A guide to operationalizing privacy by design





In a column for Forbes, Tim Sparapani discusses calls for algorithmic transparency, arguing that making these “quadratic equations on steroids” transparent will not protect consumer privacy. “Well-intentioned privacy advocates and academics are making a new demand that companies disclose their complex computer codes for making choices for and about consumers … But advocates’ reform targets are off the mark,” he writes. Sparapani continues, “Understanding the sifting and sorting process that a code directs a computer to undertake does not tell consumers, companies or government agencies whether the algorithm could be a tool for discriminatory action. Instead of seeking transparency of software code, we should be passing laws to prevent the unfair use of data against individuals.”
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