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BC and Yukon Privacy Commissioners and Ombudsman issue a joint special report calling on governments to adopt a framework for responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) in decision-making in the public sector

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

Ombudsman and Privacy Commissioners in Yukon and British Columbia are calling on governments to adopt a framework for responsible use of artifical intelligence (AI) decision-making that includes the need to protect fairness and privacy when AI is used in public service delivery.

A special report released today by the three offices, Getting Ahead of the Curve, raises a number of fairness and privacy concerns with the use of AI that impact the public. The report notes that AI is replacing the judgement of human decision-makers in public service administration around the world. It includes a number of recommendations about steps governments should take for responsible use of this technology.

To read the entire news release and link to the report, click here.


Elaine Schiman
Communications Manager
Office of the Yukon Ombudsman, Information and Privacy Commissioner & Public Interest Disclosure Commissioner

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