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Algorithmic accountability

Generative AI and election disinformation: much ado about nothing? 

4 Jul 2024

In this bumper “year of elections,” alarm bells are being raised about the potential impact of generative AI in worsening election disinformation. But is this really the democratic disaster many are making it out to be, or is it a lot of fuss over nothing?

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Generative AI and election disinformation: much ado about nothing? 
4 Jul 2024
Generative AI and election disinformation: much ado about nothing? 
Protect Not Surveil

Joint statement – The EU Migration Pact: a dangerous regime of migrant surveillance

10 Apr 2024

The EU New Pact on Migration and Asylum ushers in a deadly new era of digital surveillance, expanding the digital infrastructure for an EU border regime based on the criminalisation and punishment of migrants and racialised people. 

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Joint statement – The EU Migration Pact: a dangerous regime of migrant surveillance
10 Apr 2024
Joint statement – The EU Migration Pact: a dangerous regime of migrant surveillance
Watermark and generative AI

Joint statement: Finding the good in the first UN General Assembly resolution on artificial intelligence

10 Apr 2024

We, the undersigned civil society organizations, welcome the United States-led United Nations (UN) General Assembly resolution “Seizing the opportunities of safe, secure and trustworthy artificial intelligence systems for sustainable development.”

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Joint statement: Finding the good in the first UN General Assembly resolution on artificial intelligence
10 Apr 2024
Joint statement: Finding the good in the first UN General Assembly resolution on artificial intelligence
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The EU AI Act: a failure for human rights, a victory for industry and law enforcement

13 Mar 2024

Loopholes and exemptions: the EU has voted to adopt an AI Act that fails to protect people from harm.

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The EU AI Act: a failure for human rights, a victory for industry and law enforcement
13 Mar 2024
The EU AI Act: a failure for human rights, a victory for industry and law enforcement
Protect Not Surveil

Joint statement – A dangerous precedent: how the EU AI Act fails migrants and people on the move

13 Mar 2024

The EU AI Act falls short in the vital area of migration, failing to prevent harm and provide protection for people on the move.

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Joint statement – A dangerous precedent: how the EU AI Act fails migrants and people on the move
13 Mar 2024
Joint statement – A dangerous precedent: how the EU AI Act fails migrants and people on the move
AI Act

Human rights protections…with exceptions: what’s (not) in the EU’s AI Act deal

14 Dec 2023

The E.U. just agreed to (not quite a) deal on the AI Act. But what’s in it? What’s missing? And what happens now?

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Human rights protections…with exceptions: what’s (not) in the EU’s AI Act deal
14 Dec 2023
Human rights protections…with exceptions: what’s (not) in the EU’s AI Act deal
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Open letter: Council of the E.U. risks failing human rights in the AI Act 

28 Nov 2023

Ahead of the next AI Act trilogue, the we urge the Council of the European Union to effectively regulate the use of AI systems by law enforcement, migration control and national security authorities throughout Europe.

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Open letter: Council of the E.U. risks failing human rights in the AI Act 
28 Nov 2023
Open letter: Council of the E.U. risks failing human rights in the AI Act 
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Open letter: European Parliament must stand strong on AI Act fundamental rights protections 

22 Oct 2023

The European Parliament must uphold vital fundamental rights protections within the E.U. AI Act to regulate the use of AI in law enforcement, migration, and national security.

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Open letter: European Parliament must stand strong on AI Act fundamental rights protections 
22 Oct 2023
Open letter: European Parliament must stand strong on AI Act fundamental rights protections 
AI Act

EU policymakers: regulate police technology!

20 Sep 2023

Civil society calls on EU policymakers to regulate policy technology.

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EU policymakers: regulate police technology!
20 Sep 2023
EU policymakers: regulate police technology!
AI Act

Joint statement: EU legislators must close dangerous loophole in AI Act

7 Sep 2023

Big Tech has lobbied to introduce a major loophole to the EU AI Act’s high-risk classification process. We call on EU legislators to maintain a high level of protection in the AI Act. 

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Joint statement: EU legislators must close dangerous loophole in AI Act
7 Sep 2023
Joint statement: EU legislators must close dangerous loophole in AI Act