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Students with a non-European migration background had a 3.0 times higher chance of receiving an unfounded home visit from the Dutch student grants fraud department
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Students with a non-European migration background had a 3.0 times higher chance of receiving an unfounded home visit from the Dutch student grants fraud department

Last year, Investico revealed how DUO, the Dutch organization for administering student grants, was using a racist algorithm to decide which students would get a home visit to check for fraudulent behaviour. The Minister of Education immediately stopped the use of the algorithm. Further research concluded that indirect discrimination had
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LET OP, zegt de computer van Buitenlandse Zaken bij tienduizenden visumaanvragen. Is dat discriminatie?
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LET OP, zegt de computer van Buitenlandse Zaken bij tienduizenden visumaanvragen. Is dat discriminatie?

Discriminerend algoritme: Volgens een onderzoek discrimineerde het algoritme dat Buitenlandse Zaken gebruikt om visumaanvragen te beoordelen. Uit onvrede met die conclusie vroeg het ministerie om een second opinion. By Carola Houtekamer and Merijn Rengers for NRC on May 1, 2024 https://www.nrc.nl/nieuws/2024/05/01/let-op-zegt-de-computer-van-buitenlandse-zaken-bij-tienduizenden-visumaanvragen-is-dat-discriminatie-a4197697