Bart Schermer contributes to book about discrimination and privacy in the information

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27 September, 2012

Recently, the book Discrimination and Privacy in the Information Society has been published. Bart Schermer from Considerati wrote a chapter of the book and is one of the editors. The book discusses the latest technological developments in data mining and profiling.


Nowadays, enormous amounts of data are collected, stored and processed. Though methods as data mining and profiling, these big data are analyzed and used to make administrative and governmental decisions. AI techniques help determine patterns and trends. However, they could also lead to unacceptable forms of discrimination, when unwanted or unjustified selections are made because people are only judged by their digital identity.


Discrimination and Privacy in the Information Society discusses discrimination and privacy issues related to data mining and profiling practices. It provides technological and regulatory solutions to problems which arise in these innovative contexts.


Discrimination and Privacy in the Information Society is available at Amazon and Springer.


Nathalie Falot

Senior Legal Consultant

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