DUTCH WELFARE ANTI-FRAUD SYSTEM “VIOLATES HUMAN RIGHTS”

On 5 February, UPI reported that a Dutch court ruled Wednesday that SyRI, a government system that uses artificial intelligence to identify potential welfare fraudsters is illegal because it violates laws that shield human rights and privacy.  It was used by authorities to predict which citizens are likely to commit some form of housing or welfare fraud.

https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2020/02/05/Dutch-anti-fraud-system-violates-human-rights-court-rules/6051580914081/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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