Digital Transformation of Decision-Making

A research initiative of the Amsterdam Law School

Month: August 2021

The DSA Proposal’s Impact on Digital Dominance 

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As the DSA and DMA proposals continue to make their rounds amongst Member States, Ilaria Buri and Joris van Hoboken wrote a piece on Verfassungblog about the current DSA proposal. The post stresses the point that the current economics of content moderation favour very large online platforms and the DSA has the potential to entrench their dominance, to the detriment of fundamental rights. As such, safeguards ought to be strengthen in order to address the concentration of private power online. This post…

Tracing the Tracers PROJECT (AlgorithmWatch)

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‘Tracing the Tracers’ is an ongoing project by AlgorithmWatch that provides a platform to continuously update the public on how automated decision-making systems are being used in Europe — and the rest of the world — in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.Ronan Fahy, Naomi Appelman and Jill Toh are contributing to the project, focusing on developments in the Netherlands. View their ongoing news contributions here and here .

Job Posting: PhD Candidate in Digital Justice (Amsterdam Law School)

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Are you looking for a challenging job in a dynamic setting? The Faculty of Law is looking for a PhD candidate in the University Research Priority Area Humane AI.
The Research Area Humane AI and the Amsterdam Law School of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are looking for a PhD candidate who will conduct research in the area of digital justice. Questions that can be addressed concern the responsible use of AI in the justice sector, the legitimacy of data-driven practices, the role and governance of…