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Extreme bias in moderation bot

brecht.corbeel says:

I have been having daily restriction for months now by the moderation bot.

None of them are valid but I understand why it does so and it is extremely biased towards 1 thing only

Here’s why:
FEMALE figures

It is NEVER male figures all though I draw them the same way it is ALWAYS female figures.
The bot cannot differentiate between colours it is biased towards female outlines. If it were differentiating between colours it would know that the color blue doesn’t constitute skin (necessarily) and that there is a difference in the colouring of a head in contrast with the colouring of the clothing.

(Capitals for making a point not shouting)

Just liked to point that out don’t know who’s in charge of that bot.
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mag3737 says:

On Flickr, female breasts are "moderate" but nude male torsos are "safe". How is shape NOT the distinguishing factor here?

You didn't mention specifically which of your images are being flagged, but it's pretty easy to imagine how an AI could conclude that a round "W" shape, both parts shaded underneath, with other shapes (even circular ones!) positioned just right inside of them, might be (female human) breasts and nipples.

www.flickr.com/photos/brechtcorbeel/51330274555
www.flickr.com/photos/brechtcorbeel/51328498222

As for the colours, well, realistically, how could the Flickr bot (considering its purpose) ever use colour as a factor in its decisions at all? If someone posts a 100% blue or green-tinted photo of a naked person, it's still a naked person.
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brecht.corbeel says:

mag3737:

Well even if there is all blue lighting You would still see a transition from clothing to skin color darkness might be less obvious but if a human is capable of telling the difference between a blue skintight jeans and a person not wearing any pants it should be perfectly possible for a system to see that aswell. the only exception would be skin colored pants that are very thight.
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Coyoty says:

Part of the bias would be the AI is trained on photographs, not drawings, and expects to recognize actual figures. Stylized art would be a challenge for it.
Posted 3 months ago. ( permalink )

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mag3737 says:

Coyoty:

I reckon the bot has seen a SL image or 2 (billion). Granted, that's much more realistic than OP's style.
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brecht.corbeel says:

Coyoty:

It is also flawed because I make my images in 12k and crop in order to show detail and overall size I can have some cropped versions of the same thing and the bot only recognises 1 out of 5 shots.
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mag3737 says:

brecht.corbeel:

If you'd like to help Flickr improve the bot, you can report the false positives to them via the Help contact address (help.flickr.com/contact). Pointing them to specific images that exemplify the points you're making here should be helpful.
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