FCW: Portman introduces two bills on facial recognition, AI in government

December 22, 2022

Ben Winters, counsel at the nonprofit Electronic Privacy Information Center, told FCW via email that “specifically articulating that civil rights protections can’t be skirted by the use of AI is helpful and sends a message to people considering its use to make sure to do so responsibly,” although he added that he would “love to see this go further” with provisions such as explicitly allowing assessment findings to be referred to regulators.

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