On Al Jazeera Inside Story

Social media giant Facebook is under fire amid allegations that the data of millions of its users was misused for political ends. A British consultancy firm, Cambridge Analytica, harvested the information through an online personality test. What can Facebook do to protect its users’ data? Gry Hasselbalch says, not much. Because the very design and business…

IEEE P7006: Engineering human agency into AI

With the advent and rise of AI there is a risk that machine-to-machine decisions will be made with black-box inputs determined without input transparency to humans. In order to enable ethics based AI, individuals will require the means to influence and determine the values, rules and inputs that guide the development of personalized algorithms and…

Talk on Privacy as a Competitive Advantage

Discussions of privacy are often framed in terms of struggling against those who threaten it: governments, corporations or other authorities. But it’s not just an ‘activist’ fight to make the case for privacy: it’s just better business. Today it’s a competitive edge for companies to respect user privacy and their right to control their own…

The Book: Data Ethics

Data ethics – the new competitive advantage by Gry Hasselbalch and Pernille Tranberg

Debating Data Ethics at CPDP 2017

“Legally you can do a lot with data right now, and a lot is done with data, that is not in the best interest of the individual. This is where we revisit ethics. When the laws and formal systems are not enough” – Gry Hasselbalch Panel with Scott Taylor, Merck & Co, Martin Abrams, Information…

The ThinkDoTank DataEthics

Gry Hasselbalch is the co founder of DataEthics, a politically independent ThinkDoTank based in Denmark with a European (and global) outreach. We work to promote data ethical products and services and provide knowledge, collaboration and consultation on data ethics for businesses, educational institutions, organisations, individuals and decision-makers from a technical, organisational, legal as well as social…