Brainbox Institute (Brainbox)


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Actor type: Civil society (think tank, NGO, unaffiliated researcher, non-profit or charity)

Subject tag: Algorithmic systems | Artificial Intelligence (AI) | automated decision-making | Data Access | Deepfakes | disability rights | Disinformation | Disinformation and misinformation | Government transparency | human rights | law as code | multi-stakeholder governance of technology | synthetic media | Terrorism and violent extremism

Country: New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Region: Oceania

The Brainbox Institute is a think tank and consultancy founded in 2018 and based in New Zealand. It specialises in issues at the intersection of technology, law and public policy and has performed research and analysis for a range of public and private clients, as well as producing funded research reports on public interest topics. Previous areas of work cover deepfakes and synthetic media, publishing and algorithmic analysis of judicial decisions, platform regulation and disinformation, and social media company transparency, including as project lead for the Action Coalition on Meaningful Transparency.