Agency Laundering and Algorithmic Decision Systems Conference

Rubel, A, Pham, A, Castro, C. (2019). Agency Laundering and Algorithmic Decision Systems . EURO-PAR 2011 PARALLEL PROCESSING, PT 1, 11420 LNCS 590-598. 10.1007/978-3-030-15742-5_56

cited authors

  • Rubel, A; Pham, A; Castro, C



  • This paper has two aims. The first is to explain a type of wrong that arises when agents obscure responsibility for their actions. Call it “agency laundering.” The second is to use the concept of agency laundering to understand the underlying moral issues in a number of recent cases involving algorithmic decision systems.

publication date

  • January 1, 2019

published in

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

International Standard Book Number (ISBN) 13

start page

  • 590

end page

  • 598


  • 11420 LNCS