The Algorithmic Auditing Trap

‘Bias audits’ for discriminatory tools are a promising idea, but current approaches leave much to be desired

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Audits as a regulatory tool for hiring algorithms

Hijacking the audit

Legitimizing eugenicist tech

What can be done

Mona Sloane is a sociologist, researcher and writer based at New York University. She works on design, inequality, and technology. Twitter: @mona_sloane.

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