Algorithms Are Predicting Crime

Artificial Intelligence is shaping fairness in Australian law, but the public lacks transparency.

Predictive algorithms used by Australian Corrective Services target individuals based on perceived risk factors for re-offending, such as family ties and neighborhood associations. However, the methods for recording and assessing these factors remain undisclosed.

Is this your idea of justice?

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Produced By: Megan Grew

Featured In Story: Associate Professor Tatiana Dancy, Faculty of Law, University of Melbourne

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 10 April 2024