Spain continues to lead in this field

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Seville has been chosen to host the first European Center for Algorithmic Transparency (ECAT). The European Commission has considered that the Andalusian capital is the ideal location to supervise digital platforms and that their algorithms comply with established regulations.

The center will be located in the Cartuja, on the site where the Joint Research Center (JRC) is located right now. The planned plan is for the new center to come into operation at the beginning of 2023 and will have more than twenty professionals from the sector.

The personnel selection process has already begun and it is expected that 20 places are called, for specialists in IT, Big Data, AI and algorithmic auditing. These experts will join the nearly dozen researchers currently working at the JRC and are helping to establish the new center.

Spain has created a seal for companies that are transparent with their algorithms: a pioneering measure

Europe is investing resources in the control and evaluation of algorithms, which have a great influence on the population through social networks, search engines and different applications.

Among the different European countries, Spain has a leading positionwhere European decisions have been anticipated, such as with the implementation of the ‘Rider Law’ or the creation of a public agency to control these algorithms.

Under the new Digital Services Act (DSA), large platforms are required to review and share their algorithms. This new European Center for Algorithmic Transparency will be one of the “responsible for complianceworking on analyzing transparency, supervising risks and studying best practices”, according to explains the European Commission.

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Seville has been chosen to host the first European Center for Algorithmic Transparency (ECAT). The European Commission has considered that…

Seville has been chosen to host the first European Center for Algorithmic Transparency (ECAT). The European Commission has considered that…

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