Code is law: why software openness and algorithmic transparency are vital for privacy

This blog has written a number of times about the growing threat that low-cost, rapid DNA sequencing represents for privacy. The increased use of genetic material by the police to identify suspects poses particular problems. A recent case in the US involving a DNA sample raises a new issue. Because of its importance, both the … Continue reading Code is law: why software openness and algorithmic transparency are vital for privacy