Google accused of racism after black names are 25% more likely to bring up adverts for criminal records checks

Professor finds ‘significant discrimination’ in ad results, with black names 25 per cent more likely to be linked to arrest record check services She compared typically black names like ‘Ebony’ and ‘DeShawn’ with typically white ones like ‘Jill’ and ‘Geoffrey’ Google has been accused of racism

Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2273741/Google-accused-racism-black-names-25-likely-bring-adverts-criminal-records-checks.html#axzz2K4rzgLOs

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