JTDL: Florida court denies justice tech; an AI Bill o' Rights + New jobs


The Florida Supreme Court ruled against legal tech company TIKD for unlicensed practice of law. Doing so, according to the dissent, looks a lot like an anti-trust issue. (FSC)

Gunshot detection company ShotSpotter sued VICE media for defamation. (Daily Beast)

The White House wants to write a Bill of Rights for an AI world. (Wired) Government by algorithm: Can AI improve human decisionmaking? (Hill) The State of AI Report for 2021. (State of AI) An AI decolonial manyfesto. (AIDM)

Resisting face surveillance with copyright law. (SSRN)

The US judiciary launches a vulnerability disclosure program. (US Courts)

US border searches of cell phones were up 25 percent in 2019. (TechDirt)

Police influencers pushing a controversial anti-fraud app are going viral in China. (Rest of World)

New robots patrolling for anti-social behavior causes unease in Singapore. (EuroNews)


[Virtual] Duke Law Tech Demo Day is Oct. 22. (DL)

Santa Clara Law’s 2nd Chances Hackathon is Oct. 23. (SCL) (h/t Irina Raicu)

[Virtual] The Harvard Kennedy School’s symposium on intercultural digital ethics is Nov 3-4. (Harvard)

Jobs & Opportunities

A2J Tech is looking to fill dev and PM roles. (A2JT)

[New] The ACLU NorCal needs a summer intern. (ACLU)

The AI Education Project is hiring. (AIED)

[New] The Alan Turing Institute has numerous openings. (ATI)

[New] The Australian National University needs a “humanizing” AI researcher. (ANU)

Boundless has numerous openings. (B) (h/t Chase Hertel)

Center for Democracy and Technology has multiple open positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

The Council of State Governments needs a strategic initiatives director. (CSG) (h/t Marshall Clement)

Data & Society needs a director of research (DS)

Duke Law School’s Wilson Center for Science and Justice needs a policy director. (WCSJ)

The Day One Project has numerous openings. (D1P)

[New] The Electronic Frontier Foundation needs a civil rights attorney. (EFF)

[New] Ford Foundation is looking for a consultant on vetting tech for the public sector. (FF) (h/t Cynthia Conti-Cook)

Free Press is looking for a policy counsel. (FP) (h/t Amy Martyn)

Future of Privacy Forum is hiring a law and policy fellow. (FPF)

[Repost] Georgetown Law needs an ED for its Institute for Tech Law and Policy. (GU)

Hack the Hood needs a director of curriculum and programs. (HtH)

[New] Harvard’s Belfer Center is accepting tech and public purpose fellowship applications. (HBC)

Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center needs an ED. (BKC)

IViR launched a science fiction and information law short story competition. (IViR) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

JustFix is hiring product and UX people. (JF) (h/t Pinky Chan)

Just Tech has numerous openings. (JT) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

The Legal Aid Society of New York needs a digital forensics examiner. (NYLAS) (h/t Jerome Greco)

Measures for Justice has multiple positions open. (M4J)

NIST is looking for nominations for its National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee. (NIST)

[New] Notre Dame’s Tech Ethics Lab has a call out for projects. (ND)

[New] Open Mic needs a deputy director. (OM) (h/t Michael Connor)

Paladin has multiple openings. (P) (h/t Felicity Conrad)

The Partnership on AI is hiring for multiple positions. (PAI) (h/t Eleni Manis)

The Philly District Attorney's Office is looking to fill a number of roles, including for a dev. (PDAO)

The Philly city government needs a cloud engineer to support open data teams, including with the DA. (CoP) (h/t Dan Lopez)

ProBonoNet needs a product manager. (PBN)

Schmidt Futures needs a technical fellow. (SF)

SimpleCitizen, an immigration tech company, has engineering, product and sales roles. (SC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Stand Together Ventures is looking for applicants for a new accelerator class. (STV)

Surveillance Technology Oversight Project has legal and policy openings. (STOP)

Theory and Principle, a legal software development boutique, needs a PM. (T&P)

UC Berkeley needs a staff attorney for its Technology & Public Policy Clinic. (UCB)

[New] UCLA’s COVID Behind Bars project needs a data scientist. (UCLA) (h/t Hope Johnson)

University of Michigan is hiring profs focused on racial justice and tech. (UM)

Upsolve, the bankruptcy platform, is hiring for multiple roles. (UpS)

Uptrust needs a sales director. (UpT)