Thomson Reuters Foundation News: Chatbots in U.S. justice system raise bias, privacy concerns

May 10, 2022

“It raises a flag that the DOJ is going to move towards funding more automation,” said Ben Winters, a lawyer with the rights group the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), which submitted a cautionary comment to the DOJ.

It urged the government to study the “very limited utility of chatbots, the potential dangers of over-reliance, and collateral consequences of widespread adoption.”

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