Coalition of 100+ tech groups and leaders warn the DHS that "extreme vetting" software will be a worse-than-useless, discriminatory nightmare


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DHS: “Really? That’s all we needed to know. We’ll start the roll-out tomorrow.”



The letters warn that algorithmic assessment tools will be prone to religious and racial bias, in which programmers get to decide, without evidence, debate or transparency, what kind of person should be an American

Working as intended then.


“Algorithmic assessment tool” is a pretty big word for a simple subroutine for checking hue anyway.


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