Reply to post: Trade secrets, pah

Criminal justice software code could send you to jail and there’s nothing you can do about it

Giovani Tapini
Mushroom

Trade secrets, pah

The precise algorithms and weightings of parameters a trade secret?

If its not patentable, then its probably only secret because its obvious(ly flawed) and anyone with access to training data could have a go.

The authorities should own the process IP to ensure it has some level of transparency, even to themselves. Leaving decisions to a corporation (recalling OCP for example) is outsourcing law enforcement to an unacceptable degree in my view.

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