Karen Levy

Cornell University

Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Future of Work in the Age of AI: Displacement or Risk-Shifting?

Oxford Handbook of Ethics of AI, pp. 271-87 (Markus Dubber, Frank Pasquale, and Sunit Das, eds.)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Aug 2020
Pegah Moradi, Pegah Moradi and Karen Levy
Cornell UniversityCornell University - Department of Information Science and Cornell University
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artificial intelligence, AI-driven technologies, workplaces, labor processes, displacement, human work­ers, AI-induced job loss, task execution, algorithmic scheduling, fraud prediction

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Privacy, Poverty and Big Data: A Matrix of Vulnerabilities for Poor Americans

95 Washington University Law Review 53 (2017)
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 11 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
Data & Society Research Institute, University of Baltimore - School of Law, Cornell University and Data & Society Research Institute
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privacy, poverty, big data, social media, employment, policing, education, digital literacy

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Privacy Dependencies

95 Washington Law Review 555 (2020)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2020
Solon Barocas and Karen Levy
Microsoft ResearchCornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 1,664 (20,448)
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privacy, anonymity, discrimination, genetics, technology, networks, inference

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Debiasing Desire: Addressing Bias and Discrimination on Intimate Platforms

Forthcoming in Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. v. 2 (CSCW) Article 73 (November 2018)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Oct 2018
Hintze Law PLLC, Cornell University - Cornell Tech NYC, Microsoft ResearchCornell University and Cornell University
Downloads 1,400 (26,566)
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platforms, bias, discrimination, ethics, design, law, policy, online dating, intimacy

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Mitigating Bias in Algorithmic Hiring: Evaluating Claims and Practices

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 25 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Microsoft ResearchCornell University, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science and Cornell University
Downloads 1,240 (31,742)
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algorithmic bias, employment screening

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Sporting Chances: Robot Referees and the Automation of Enforcement

To appear in Robot Law II (Calo, Froomkin, and Thomasen, eds.)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2021
Meg Leta Jones and Karen Levy
Georgetown University - Communication, Culture, and Technology and Cornell University
Downloads 1,185 (33,900)
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automated enforcement, robotics, artificial intelligence, sports, computer law

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Designing Against Discrimination in Online Markets

32 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 1183 (2017)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 10 Jul 2020
Karen Levy and Solon Barocas
Cornell University and Microsoft ResearchCornell University
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platforms, bias, discrimination, design, policy

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Discriminating Tastes: Uber's Customer Ratings as Vehicles for Workplace Discrimination

Policy & Internet, 2017, DOI: 10.1002/poi3.153
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2017
Data & Society Research Institute, Cornell University, Microsoft ResearchCornell University and Data & Society Research Institute
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platforms, data, discrimination, bias, inequality, ratings, sharing economy, algorithm

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Strange Loops: Apparent versus Actual Human Involvement in Automated Decision-Making

34 Berkeley Technology Law Journal 745–771 (2019)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2020
University of Connecticut - School of Law, Cornell University and Cornell University
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Regulating Privacy in Public/Private Space: The Case of Nursing Home Monitoring Laws

Elder Law Journal, Vol. 26, pp. 323-363, 2019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2019
Karen Levy, Lauren Kilgour and Clara Berridge
Cornell University, Cornell University, College of Computing and Information Science (CIS), Department of Information Science and University of Washington - School of Social Work
Downloads 430 (127,566)
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privacy, surveillance, monitoring, cameras, ethics, law, nursing homes, assisted living, public health, consent

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Algorithms and Decision-Making in the Public Sector

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 17, pp. 309-334, 2021
Posted: 28 Oct 2021
Karen Levy, Kyla E. Chasalow and Sarah Riley
Cornell University, Cornell University and Cornell University

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Algorithms and Decision-Making in the Public Sector

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 17 (2021)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
Karen Levy, Kyla Chasalow and Sarah Riley
Cornell University, University of Oxford and Cornell University
Downloads 389 (142,190)
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algorithms, technology, government, policy, prediction, accountability

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Intimate Surveillance

Idaho Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Karen Levy
Cornell University
Downloads 379 (147,211)
Citation 1

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surveillance, privacy, intimacy, sex, sexuality, family, marriage, fertility, social relationships, romance, infidelity, abuse, monitoring, data

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Privacy Threats in Intimate Relationships

Journal of Cybersecurity 6: 1-13 (2020)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Jul 2020
Karen Levy and Bruce Schneier
Cornell University and Harvard University - Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Downloads 358 (156,837)
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intimacy, family, abuse, children, relationships, privacy, security

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Digital Security and Reproductive Rights: Lessons for Feminist Cyberlaw

Feminist Cyberlaw (Meg Leta Jones and Amanda Levendowski, eds.), University of California Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Nov 2022
Michela Meister and Karen Levy
Cornell University and Cornell University
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security, privacy, abortion, reproductive health, Dobbs, feminism

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Roles for Computing in Social Change

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAT*), 2020
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2020
Harvard University - Society of Fellows, Microsoft ResearchCornell University, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science, Cornell University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Georgetown University Law CenterUpturn
Downloads 276 (206,322)
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social change, inequality, discrimination, societal implications of AI

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Regulating Accuracy-Efficiency Trade-Offs in Distributed Machine Learning Systems

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2021
Cornell University - Department of Computer Science, Cornell University and Cornell University - Department of Computer Science
Downloads 107 (467,442)
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machine learning systems, law

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The User as Network

First Monday, vol. 20, no. 11, (2015)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Karen Levy
Cornell University
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user, networks, technology, tampering, pharmaceuticals, nonuse, sociotechnical systems, institutions, markets, pharmacists, methamphetamine, pseudoephedrine

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Fast or Accurate? Governing Conflicting Goals in Highly Autonomous Vehicles

20 Colorado Technology Law Journal 249 (2022)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Aug 2022
A. Feder Cooper and Karen Levy
Cornell University - Department of Computer Science and Cornell University
Downloads 74 (589,274)
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automation, efficiency, autonomous vehicles, speed, governance, artificial intelligence, AI, regulation

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Representativeness in Statistics, Politics, and Machine Learning

ACM Conference on Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency (FAccT) 2021
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2021
Kyla Chasalow and Karen Levy
University of Oxford and Cornell University
Downloads 72 (598,211)
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representativeness, sampling, fairness, bias, participation, inclusion

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Relational Big Data

66 Stanford Law Review Online 73-79, (2013)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Sep 2016
Karen Levy
Cornell University
Downloads 62 (646,898)
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big data, technology, social roles, interpersonal relations, tracking, family, self-monitoring, social relationships, economic sociology, technology policy

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On Modeling Human Perceptions of Allocation Policies with Uncertain Outcomes

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2021
Carnegie Mellon University, Microsoft ResearchCornell University, Cornell University - Department of Computer Science and Cornell University
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An Uncommon Task: Participatory Design in Legal AI

Fernando Delgado, Solon Barocas, & Karen Levy. 2022. An Uncommon Task: Participatory Design in Legal AI. In Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction, 6, CSCW1, Article 51 (April 2022), 23 pages, https://doi.org/10.1145/3512898
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 01 Apr 2022
Cornell University, Microsoft ResearchCornell University and Cornell University
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legal technology, participatory design, artificial intelligence, electronic discovery, civil procedure, technology assisted review

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Surveillance Deputies: When Ordinary People Surveil for the State

Brayne, Sarah, Sarah Lageson, and Karen Levy. 'Surveillance deputies: When ordinary people surveil for the state.' Law & Society Review 57, no. 4 (2023): 462-488.
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 30 Jan 2024
Sarah Brayne, Sarah Lageson and Karen Levy
University of Texas at Austin, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - School of Criminal Justice and Cornell University
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Chilling Effects and Unequal Subjects: A Response to Jonathon Penney's 'Understanding Chilling Effects'

Minnesota Law Review Headnotes, Vol. 106, No. 392, 2022
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Jun 2022
Karen Levy
Cornell University
Downloads 30 (862,217)

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chilling effects, privacy, norms, inequality, conformity