Machine Learning, Terror and Human rights
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One concern raised by Zaman is that the technology itself is also agnostic. “In the ideal case, it’s used by benevolent governments to protect people from these kinds of violent groups,” he said. But it is easy to imagine an authoritarian government using the work to suppress dissent. “It’s a tool that we developed as scientists, but in the end it’s up to the people in positions of power to use it responsibly,” he said.