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25th Annual BTLJ-BCLT Symposium | Lex Informatica: The Formulation of Information Policy Rules through Technology with Natali Helberger

Natali Helberger was one of the panelists of the panel ‘Platform Liability Rules as Technology Policy Levers’, together with Pam Samuelson, Eric Goldman, Tejas Narechania and Olivier Sylvain, during the 25th annual BTLJ-BCLT Symposium, from the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology. The recording of this panel is now available here. Other event recordings are …

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PriTech Workshop on Price Discrimination and Behavioural and Psychographic Targeting with Natali Helberger

The PriTech Workshop ‘Pricing Technologies and their Economic and Social Consequences’ took place from 25-26 March, 2021. Panelist Natali Helberger explored the use of software agents to price discriminate and target consumers with personalised communications – social perceptions of such practices, their impact on markets and society and the applicable legal frameworks. Helberger’s presentation ‘Profiling, …

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Keynote speaker Natali Helberger at the PERITIA Conference ‘Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape’

The PERITIA Conference ‘Trust in Expertise in a Changing Media Landscape’ took place on 18 & 19 March, 2021. This multidisciplinary conference brought together outstanding researchers from all over the world to discuss how best to assess, establish and maintain the credibility and trustworthiness of expertise in a rapidly changing media environment. Scholars presented their latest findings on questions …

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First Event of the AI, Media & Democracy Lab

The Amsterdam AI, Media & Democracy Lab organized its first event at the Mozilla Festival (MozFest), on March 15, 2021. Together with the City of Amsterdam and a spectacular list of speakers; Marietje Schaake (Stanford), Alexandra Borchardt (Reuters Institute, University of Oxford), Johan Oomen (Beeld & Geluid), Ger Baron (City of Amsterdam), Hella Hueck (Financieel …

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Claes de Vreese becomes fifth University Professor of Artificial Intelligence

Professor Claes de Vreese has been appointed university professor of Artificial Intelligence and Society by the Executive Board of the UvA. This appointment takes the number of university professors in the field of AI at the UvA to five. The appointment will take effect on 1 June 2021. De Vreese will focus on the ever-increasing …

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The Effectiveness of Political Ad Disclosure Labels

Natali Helberger, Tom Dobber and Sanne Kruikemeier, together with Ellen Goodman and Sophie Minihold, tested the effectiveness of political ad disclosure labels. Online political advertisements are often opaque with respect to targeting and sponsorship. Citizens may not know that they are seeing a targeted political advertisement, that they were personally targeted, that the audience may …

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UvA, HvA and CWI launch AI Media & Democracy Lab

How will AI change media? What new opportunities can AI create for democracy? And what conditions need to be fulfilled for these things to happen? Starting Monday, 22 February, researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS) and Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) will collaborate with media partners, societal partners …

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