Content delivery based on predictive profiling has interconnected human rights implications when it comes to both privacy and freedom of expression, in part because privacy is deemed essential for realizing freedom of expression in human rights discourse. The idea of “privacy” is meant to provide people with a space to determine their own identities. When this space is intruded upon by algorithms that use a profile to determine what we see, it limits our cognitive autonomy to construct how we think and feel. …

Aaina Agarwal


The goal of this paper is to explore the potential for artificial intelligence (“AI”) to enhance the relationship between human dignity and work. Achieving better outcomes for work in the automated world is ultimately a matter of people being able to access the new kinds of opportunities that are poised to create economic value in the age of AI. As AI increases in its ability to cognify tasks, many of the jobs that people perform today will no longer be required. This initially sounds frightening — and indeed, there are many complexities to be managed. …

One of the biggest challenges to our democracy is the degree to which we don’t share a common baseline of facts. We are operating in completely different universes. Your biases become reinforced over time. That’s what’s happening with Facebook. At a certain point you just live in a bubble, and that’s part of why our politics is so polarized right now.”

- Barack Obama [1]

I. Introduction

Democracy functions on the precept that truth is maintained through freedom of expression and thought.[2] Democratic nations have enacted laws that protect freedom of expression by keeping public discourse — a society’s means…

Aaina Agarwal

Human rights lawyer focused on creating solutions for technology governance specializing in the responsible development and use of AI.

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