FedScoop: Federal agencies that use AI should have civil rights offices, Democratic senators say 

December 12, 2023

The Eliminating Bias in Algorithmic Systems (BIAS) Act is co-sponsored by Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey, Jeff Merkley of Oregon, Ben Ray Luján of New Mexico, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Peter Welch of Vermont, and Ron Wyden of Oregon. Several civil rights and privacy groups focused on AI, including the Electronic Privacy Information Center, Upturn and New America’s Open Technology Institute, support the legislation.

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