4 (ish) September 2023

morning, and greetings from San Sebastián!

thanks to Sarah for putting the list together, this her birthday edition!

MIT Technology Review, An early guide to policymaking on generative AI  

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, USA: Detroit Police Department faces lawsuits over its use of facial recognition technology in violating individuals’ rights, including an 8-months pregnant woman 

Business Insider, What happens to Salma Hayek in ‘Black Mirror’ might seem ridiculous — but the way celebrities handle their AI rights could affect us all 

BBC News, Young people wait four times longer for liver transplants 

The New York Times, Voice Deepfakes Are Coming for Your Bank Balance 

Pew Research Center, Growing public concern about the role of artificial intelligence in daily life

Bloomberg, Robotaxis Are Making Enemies as They Go Around San Francisco 

CNET, AI Misinformation: Why It Works and How to Spot It 

AI News, NCSC: Chatbot ‘prompt injection’ attacks pose growing security risk 

The Guardian, Revealed: Home Office secretly lobbied for facial recognition ‘spy’ company 

MIT Technology Review, These new tools could help protect our pictures from AI 

WIRED, How to Use AI to Talk to Whales—and Save Life on Earth 

The Washington Post, Behind the AI boom, an army of overseas workers in ‘digital sweatshops’ 

The New York Times, Ban or Embrace? Colleges Wrestle With A.I.-Generated Admissions Essays 

Financial Times, The Age of Prediction — where will algorithms take us?  

WIRED, People Are Increasingly Worried AI Will Make Daily Life Worse 

Financial Times, UK publishers urge Rishi Sunak to safeguard intellectual property from AI  

The Washington Post, AI images are getting harder to spot. Google thinks it has a solution.  

Financial Times, UK government seeks expanded use of AI-based facial recognition by police 

The Register, AI-powered monitors to defend Washington DC against aerial threats 

WIRED, It Costs Just $400 to Build an AI Disinformation Machine 

The Conversation, AI is reshaping the workplace – but what does it mean for the health and well-being of workers? 

The Washington Post, MLB testing hands-free entry for fans utilizing facial authentication, AI security  

BBC News, Pass AI law soon or risk falling behind, MPs warn 

Big Brother Watch, Big Brother Watch responds to Government plans to expand facial recognition 

The Guardian, The Guardian blocks ChatGPT owner OpenAI from trawling its content 

The Guardian, Mushroom pickers urged to avoid foraging books on Amazon that appear to be written by AI  

Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, Poland: ChatGPT faces complaint for alleged privacy violations 


Data Justice Lab, Risking Lives: Smart Borders, Private Interests and AI Policy in Europe 

Academic Literature

*Disclaimer: The following articles, chapters, and books have not been evaluated for their methodology and do not necessarily reflect the views of the AI & Human Right Blog 

Helene Friis Ratner and Ida Schrøder, Ethical Plateaus in Danish Child Protection Services: The Rise and Demise of Algorithmic Models 

Benjamin Gregg, AI-Based Medical Solutions Can Threaten Physicians’ Ethical Obligations Only If Allowed to Do So

Rita Matulionyte, Increasing transparency around facial recognition technologies in law enforcement: towards a model framework


Me, Myself, and AI Podcast, Protecting Society From AI Harms: Amnesty International’s Matt Mahmoudi and Damini Satija

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