Journal article icon

Journal article

Why a right to explanation of automated decision-making does not exist in the General Data Protection Regulation

Abstract:

Since approval of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in 2016, it has been widely and repeatedly claimed that the GDPR will legally mandate a ‘right to explanation’ of all decisions made by automated or artificially intelligent algorithmic systems. This right to explanation is viewed as an ideal mechanism to enhance the accountability and transparency of automated decision-making. However, there are several reasons to doubt both the legal existence and the feasibility of such a r...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

Actions


Access Document


Files:
Publisher copy:
10.1093/idpl/ipx005

Authors


More by this author
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
More by this author
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
More by this author
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Oxford Internet Institute
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
International Data Privacy Law Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
2
Pages:
76-99
Publication date:
2017-06-03
DOI:
EISSN:
2044-4001
ISSN:
2044-3994
Pubs id:
pubs:685981
URN:
uri:6c90bb41-093c-417b-852a-7716054e44bb
UUID:
uuid:6c90bb41-093c-417b-852a-7716054e44bb
Local pid:
pubs:685981

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP