Friday, June 9, 2017

Predictive Policing In Chicago

If I were you, I'd stay away from the Windy City ... far away.

Journalists in Chicago sued the city’s police department for refusing to release records that may reveal how officers produce computerized predictions on who will likely engage in gun violence.

The project is known as the “heat list” or the Strategic Subject List. It depends upon a secret algorithm that reportedly “contains the names of over a thousand people at any given time.”

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But keep in mind this type of policing is not restricted to Chicago. In fact, it is being promoted by the FBI and can be expected to spread nationwide. You can read about it here:

So, not only will AI and robots take our jobs, they will help put us in jail for crimes we haven't even committed.

Does anything about this NOT suck?

And by the way, there seems to be nothing We The People can do which will stop this.

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