Tag: Artificial Intelligence

  • Senate AI Roadmap Fails to Recognize or Address AI Harms

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Big Data

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Protection

    • Enforcement of Privacy Laws

    • Government AI Use

    • Social Media Privacy

    • Web Scraping

    • Updates

  • Colorado is first state to pass broad AI legislation  

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Government AI Use

    • Updates

  • EPIC, Coalition Urge OMB to Adopt AI Procurement Guidelines with Civil Rights and Transparency in Mind

    Today, a cross-cutting coalition of civil society organizations led by EPIC and the Brennan Center for Justice filed joint comments to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) laying out the need for additional federal AI procurement guidance to adequately mitigate the risks of procured AI.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Government AI Use

    • Screening & Scoring

    • Surveillance Oversight

    • Traveler Screening & Border Surveillance

    • Updates

  • EPIC Joins More than 200 Organizations Urging Tech Platforms to Combat AI Election Disinformation

    Today, EPIC and a coalition of over 200 civil society organizations sent a letter to leading platform companies like Meta, X, and Tiktok urging them to strengthen their efforts to protect elections from AI disinformation.

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Updates

  • Safeguarding Democratic Elections in the Age of AI

    As national elections approach in the United States, concerns about AI-generated robot calls and manipulated media have grown more urgent. The 2024 elections mark a pivotal moment in American history, as it stands as the first presidential election year poised at the intersection of the burgeoning advancements in AI-generated content. Both legal and technological interventions will be necessary to mitigate these threats in advance of November.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Analysis

  • EPIC Urges the NTIA to Tackle Privacy Harms, Bias, and Regulatory Hurdles in New Comment on AI Model Openness

    Yesterday, EPIC submitted comments to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) in response to its request for comments on the risks and benefits of dual-use foundation models with widely available model weights, highlighting key privacy, bias, and regulatory hurdles that both closed and open AI models must overcome.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Consumer Privacy

    • Data Brokers

    • Government AI Use

    • Web Scraping

    • Updates

  • OMB Finalizes Long-Awaited Guidance on Federal AI Use

    Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) released its final guidance on AI governance, innovation, and risk management within federal agencies.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Data Protection

    • Government AI Use

    • Government Records & Privacy

    • Screening & Scoring

    • Updates

  • What U.S. Regulators can Learn from the EU AI Act

    On March 13, the European Union Parliament passed the Artificial Intelligence Act (“AI Act” or “the Act”), taking the penultimate step in a years-long legislative process. Originally proposed in early 2021, the sweeping, harms-based Act categorizes artificial intelligence systems by preconceived risks to fundamental rights, public safety, and public health into prohibited, high-risk, or low or no-risk systems.

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Data Protection

    • Face Surveillance & Biometrics

    • International Privacy

    • Surveillance Oversight

    • Analysis

  • Murthy v. Missouri and the Threat of Election Disinformation

    As the 2024 U.S. Presidential election heats up, we’re returning to the thorny problem of election disinformation through the lens of content moderation and the recent Supreme Court case, Murthy v. Missouri.

    • Anonymity

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Commercial AI Use

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Online Harassment

    • Analysis

  • Here Comes the Sun(shine Week): Celebrating Some EPIC Open Government Wins

    In celebration of Sunshine Week, EPIC is highlighting some open government successes from the past year.

    • Access to Information

    • AI Policy

    • Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights

    • Democracy & Free Speech

    • Freedom of Information Act

    • Government AI Use

    • Government Databases

    • Intelligence Surveillance

    • Open Government

    • Privacy Impact Assessments

    • Surveillance Oversight

    • Analysis