The New York City Council has just passed a law to make all algorithms used by the city government transparent. It is a new kind of justice, algorithmic justice. to ensure that the wheels of government and AI are being used for good and not evil. It is just the beginning of push back on the opaque and too often insidious ways that algorithms and other codes are being used to manipulate our attention, data and privacy. It iwll be interesting to watch how efforts like this take hold over the next few years.
Here‘s a good article on the new law from the ACLUL