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Federal privacy commissioner calls for new AI rules, rights

The regulator said people should have the right to a “meaningful explanation” of why an automated decision-making system arrived at a conclusion that affects them, as well as the right to dispute that conclusion. It also recommended creating some exceptions to the current requirement that organizations get individuals’ consent to use their data, such as when the information is going to be de-identified and used to train AI for research—or for as-yet-unimagined commercial purposes. (The Logic)

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