Why it's so hard to regulate algorithms

Julia Stoyanovich, member of VIDA, CUSP, and the Center for Responsible AI, comments on the New York City Council task force to study the city’s use of automated decision systems (ADS): Rare glimpses into how these algorithms were performing were not comforting. “We don’t actually know where government entities or businesses use these systems, so it’s hard to make [regulations] more concrete,” she said.