Guest Blog: Artificial Intelligence Developers Must Ensure Commitment to Meaningful Consent

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Jonathan A. Obar, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication & Media Studies at York University. His research and teaching focus on information and communication policy, and the relationship between digital technologies, civil liberties and the inclusiveness of public cultures. Academic publications address big data and privacy, online consent interfaces, corporate data privacy transparency, and digital activism.
Data sets for training artificial intelligence (AI) may be filled with information obtained without meaningful consent. Whether an organization collects data directly from users or from another organization, ensuring the meaningful consent of the individuals represented in the data is vital.

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