JTDL: Finally, some real algorithm regs & enforcement


A Federal Trade Commission settlement orders defunct cloud storage company Ever to delete data and algorithms after using unwitting users’ photos to train facial recognition software. (TechCrunch)

New legislation in Washington state would regulate the procurement of automated decision systems. (Washington Legislature) (h/t Natarajan Krishnaswami)

The LAPD approved new oversight of facial recognition. (Los Angeles Times) (h/t Rebecca Williams)

For the inauguration, police flew surveillance over Washington D.C. (MIT Technology Review)

Selfie-snapping Capitol rioters left the FBI a trail of over 140,000 images. (Bloomberg) Face surveillance and the Capitol attack. (Electronic Frontier Foundation) Why are journalists and surveillance researchers helping the FBI catch Capitol rioters? (New Republic)

The Staten Island DA quietly bought access to Clearview facial recognition software. (Gothamist)

Shotspotter bought a predictive policing company and police are skeptical. (GovTech) (h/t Andrew Ferguson)

The Department of Homeland Security was sued over its social media surveillance tactics. (Gizmodo)

How law enforcement gets around your smartphone's encryption. (Wired)

Oakland, California's progressive fight to protect residents from government surveillance. (Electronic Frontier Foundation)

In Mexico City, the surveillance cameras work but the justice system doesn't. (Rest of World)

Over in France, they banned police from using camera drones. (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg Law offers free research to legal aid and pro bono lawyers. (LawSites)

Career advice: There’s a first mover advantage when getting into legal tech. (Law Society Gazette)

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Jobs & Opportunities

[New] 18F, the federal government’s in-house tech shop, is hiring. (18F)

The ACLU needs a technology fellow to look at tech that impacts civil rights. (ACLU) (h/t Irene Mo)

The ACLU of Northern California is looking for interns. (ACLU NorCal)

[New] Aspen Tech Policy Hub needs a design and communications intern. (Aspen)

The Baltimore Digital Equity Coalition needs a coalition director. (BDEC) (h/t Emma Simpson).

The Brennan Center is looking for a bunch of legal interns. (BC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Callisto needs a senior dev. (C)

The Center for Democracy and Technology is hiring for internship positions. (CDT) (h/t Alex Givens)

The Center for Policing Equity needs a data analyst and full stack engineer. (CPE) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Charles Koch Institute is accepting applications for the emerging tech policy leaders program. (CKI)

DataKind is looking for an executive director (DK) and director of volunteers. (DK) (h/t Elizabeth Grossman)

DC’s Criminal Code Reform Commission needs a social scientist. (CCRC)

Duke’s Center for Science and Justice is accepting applications for an associate director. (DCSJ) (h/t Keith Porcaro)

Everytown for Gun Safety needs a data engineer. (EGS) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Harvard’s Belfer Center has opened up applications for its Technology and Public Purpose Fellowship. (HBC)

Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center opened its fellowship application. (BKC) (h/t Eleni Manis)

[New] Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center needs a program Manager for AI policy practice. (BKC)

Harvard Law’s Cyberlaw Clinic is looking for a summer intern. (CC)

Harvard Law’s Journal of Law and Technology is accepting articles. (JOLT)

JustFix.nyc is looking to fill multiple roles. (JF)

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

Measures for Justice has multiple positions open. (M4J)

National Center for State Courts needs a senior associate researcher. (NCSC)

New America opened up applications for its national fellows program. (NA)

The New Jersey Dept. of Law and Public Safety needs a chief data officer. (NJ) (h/t Beth Noveck)

The Oklahoma Policy Institute needs a justice data analyst. (OPI)

Paladin needs a product manager (P) and full stack engineer. (P)

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

The Patrick McGovern Foundation has a slew of positions. (PMF)

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

Pro Bono Net needs interns. (PBN)

Raheem, a platform for reporting police violence, needs a software engineer. (R)

Recidiviz has a number of openings. (R)

The Responsible Business Initiative for Justice is looking for a Campaign Manager and a Director of Operations (RBIJ) (h/t Silas Horst)

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

[New] Swansea University has fully funded PhDs for those focused on human interactions with AI. (SU)

[New] Swansea University also has a student position to help digitize Welsh law. (SU)

Tech Congress applications are now open for the 2021 Congressional Innovation Scholars Program. (TC)

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

University College London is offering a fully funded PhD for someone interested in studying technology-facilitated abuse in intimate partner violence. (UCL) (h/t Leonie Tanczer)

University of Ottawa’s Centre for Law, Tech, and Society needs an admin assistant. (UO) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

University of Virginia is looking for an assistant professor in responsible data science. (UVA)

Upsolve, a bankruptcy app, needs an engineer. (U) (h/t Legal Tech Jobs)

Upturn needs a summer policy intern. (U)

The Vera Institute of Justice has numerous open positions, including a director of innovation. (VIJ) (h/t Eleni Manis)

Yale Law School is looking for visiting fellows for the Information Society Project. (ISP)

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