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Washington Journal of Law, Technology & ArtsData & Society Data & Human Rights Research Lead Mark Latonero and Zachary Gold look at the history of web crawlers usage and legal issues surrounding that usage. "This paper discusses the history of web crawlers in co... Read on Washington Journal of Law, Technology & ArtsJune 2018
MediumIn “Class or Race: The Factor that Matters More for Equity,” D&S research analyst Mikaela Pitcan tackles the question of whether racial or class diversity should be considered the most important indicator of equity. Pitcan ... Read on MediumAugust 2016
PointsIn this Points piece “Real Life Harms of Student Data,” D&S researcher Mikaela Pitcan argues that assessing real harms connected with student data forces us to acknowledge the mundane, human causes. And she asks: "What do ... Read on PointsJune 2016
Foreign AffairsD&S fellow Mark Latonero considers recent attempts by policymakers, big tech companies, and advocates to address the deepening refugee and migrant crisis and, in particular, the educational needs of displaced children throu... Read on Foreign AffairsMay 2016
The NationD&S artist in residence Ingrid Burrtington writes about the history of the term "predictive policing", the pressures on police forces that are driving them to embrace data-driven policing, and the many valid causes for conc... Read on The NationMay 2015