New white paper on algorithmic supervision. We reflect on recently announced plans by the Dutch Minister of Digitalization to institutionalize a national algorithmic watchdog. We say: Make it a bulldog 🐺. Not a lap dog 🐶.

Summary

The new regulatory body seems to rely on the principle of ‘market supervises market’. As an effect, commercial firms get a key position in defining wat is ‘fair’ and what not. But, this is a public tasks that ought to be performed in the democratic sight. Read the full white paper (2 pages) below.

This white paper is published as an op-ed in the Dutch newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad on December 30th 2022.

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