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Pandemic Provided Catalyst for Surges in Government Mass Surveillance: German NGO
In a report published in Dec. 2021 by AlgorithmWatch, a nonprofit organization based out of Germany, it has been revealed how automated decision-making (ADM) systems, driven by advanced artificial intelligence algorithms, were deployed by numerous...
Facebook has censored many conservatives, including former President Trump.
Facebook Shuts Down Research Team Investigating Instagram Algorithm
A German-based research group, AlgorithmWatch, was forced to stop its study of Instagram’s algorithm after receiving legal threats from the social network’s parent company, Facebook. The organization was investigating how the Instagram algorithm prioritizes content....