Autonomous vehicles have been on the front page of many, many newspapers, and many articles have been written about them for years, even decades, claiming that they will replace vehicles as we know them. The fact is that while the arrival of autonomous vehicles in our lives has long been heralded, the reality is very […]
I was reading articles about the Digital Service Act and the more I read about this regulation, the more I was remembering the Ethical Considerations of the Spanish Charter of Digital Rights. The Ethical Considerations group consisted of: Carissa Véliz, Paloma Llaneza, José Luis Piñar, Instituto Hermes, Simona Levi, Miguel Pérez Subías, and led by […]
How the main legal and ethical issues in Machine Learning arose and evolved. What events in the past caused this massive invasion of our privacy that is leading to a manipulated society and monitored democracies. And, most importantly, what are the possible solutions.
Much is said about discriminations and biases through predictions and profiles made by Machine Learning algorithms, but very little is said about the quality of the data used to train that algorithm as one of the causes of those discriminations.
In this article I talk about the problem of using low data quality to train algorithms, and how organizations can be more transparent and ethical.
Online pricing policies are generally not transparent to customers, and are based on parameters that we completely ignore. This opens up a series of opportunities for online price discrimination. Zip Codes and user’s location data are usually used to this end, and it is scientifically demonstrated.
In this article I have reviewed different price discrimination cases in different areas where you can realize that you actually are also a victim.
Today, I’m going to talk to you about a web analytics platform, and ethical alternative of Google Analytics, called Matomo. Matomo is a Premium web analysis platform Open Source. Their philosophy is that they give you and your business 100% data ownership and user privacy protection. It was founded in 2007 by Matthieu Aubry, and […]