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points | 11.30.16

Transparency ≠ Accountability

danah boyd

D&S founder danah boyd’s prepared remarks for a public roundtable in the European Parliament on algorithmic accountability and transparency in the digital economy were adapted in this Points piece.

I believe that algorithmic transparency creates false hope. Not only is it technically untenable, but it obfuscates the real politics that are at stake.

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