Pia Sombetzki

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Policy & Advocacy Manager
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Pia Sombetzki is Policy & Advocacy Manager at AlgorithmWatch, where she deals with the effects of the increasing use of automated decision-making systems in various areas of life, be it at work, in the public sector or on social networks. Among other things, she analyses where discriminatory effects occur in these application contexts and draws the attention of politicians and the media to how such problems can be tackled.

Sessions

Was heißt eigentlich Plattformaufsicht in der Praxis? Was der neue Digitale-Dienste-Koordinator in Sachen Social Media & Co. zukünftig reißen soll

Helene Hahn, Pia Sombetzki, Andrea Sanders-Winter, Khoa Trung Le

Summary
Nach langem Tauziehen der Behörden wurde das Digitale-Dienste-Gesetz endlich auf den Weg gebracht. Damit startet auch Deutschland in die neue Ära der Plattformaufsicht. Doch was heißt das ganz praktisch? Wie gut gelangen Forschende zu Plattformdaten? Wird Journalist*innen kompetent geholfen?
Journalism
Digital rights
Platforms
Speak Up Stage
Panel
German
Forum Digitalpolitik
Conference

From discrimination to disinformation: What it means to investigate AI harms of today

Pia Sombetzki, Likhita Banerji, Naomi Appelman

Summary
Civil society actors and journalists have been instrumental in uncovering many of the current-day harms of AI, from biased welfare algorithms to disinformation spread through generative AI. Let's take a moment to take stock as well as explore the difficulties that come along the way.
Journalism
AI
Civil Society
Stage 10
Conversation
English
Forum Digitalpolitik
Conference