While artificial intelligence is being used to help transform a broad swathe of industries, its application in social scoring platforms and surveillance systems have raised ethical concerns. Illustration: Shutterstock
While artificial intelligence is being used to help transform a broad swathe of industries, its application in social scoring platforms and surveillance systems have raised ethical concerns. Illustration: Shutterstock

UN agency pushes global AI ethics norm that bans use of the technology for social scoring, mass surveillance purposes

  • Unesco’s AI guidelines oppose use of the technology for ‘invasive’ applications that ‘infringe on human rights and fundamental freedoms’
  • The UN agency’s recommendations come more than a month after China introduced its own set of ethical guidelines governing AI

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
While artificial intelligence is being used to help transform a broad swathe of industries, its application in social scoring platforms and surveillance systems have raised ethical concerns. Illustration: Shutterstock
While artificial intelligence is being used to help transform a broad swathe of industries, its application in social scoring platforms and surveillance systems have raised ethical concerns. Illustration: Shutterstock
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