The Home Office has agreed to stop using a computer algorithm to help decide visa applications after allegations that it contained "entrenched racism". The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants ...
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It's a win for campaigners challenging Home Office use of the algorithm, which for the past five years has been helping decide whether people are granted visas.
A program allegedly applied a risk profile to visas described as 'speedy boarding for white people'. The Home Office has denied the claims ...
The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and digital rights group Foxglove subsequently launched a judicial review of the system. This week, before the case reached court, the Home Office ...
JCWI and Foxglove say applications made by people holding "suspect" nationalities received a higher risk score and intensive ...
The Home Office's decision, which will take effect on August 7, comes after the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants ...
The U.K. government is suspending the use of an algorithm used to stream visa applications after concerns were raised the technology bakes in unconscious bias and racism. The tool had been the target ...
Foxglove will headline this week’s Shared Benefit Concert with the Capitol Centre.The local female acoustic duo of Stephanie ...
The Capitol Centre’s partnership with local musicians continues with FOXGLOVE, a local female acoustic duo, headlining this ...
The decision comes ahead of a planned judicial review from the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and digital rights group Foxglove, who argued the system had been designed around "decades of ...
The U.K. Home Office will scrap an algorithm used to screen visa applicants, according to a ministry letter received by tech justice group Foxglove. Home Secretary Priti Patel "has decided she will ...
The Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants (JCWI) and digital rights group Foxglove launched a legal challenge against the system. Foxglove characterised it as "speedy boarding for white people".