JUN 02, 2020 | US
Industry Seeks AI Guidance
Politico, June 2, 2020
By Alexandra Levine
Tech trade groups want Congress to direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology to create guidelines that help companies navigate the technical and ethical hurdles of developing artificial intelligence. In a letter to Reps. José Serrano (D-N.Y.) and Robert Aderholt (R-Ala.), whose House Appropriations subcommittee oversees NIST, the associations contend the government’s tech minds are well-positioned to suggest voluntary guidelines for AI — as they’ve done in the past for cybersecurity and privacy.
It’s a push that comes as Europe charges ahead with regulations, and U.S. firms worry their own leaders will be playing catch up. BSA | The Software Alliance, whose members include Intel, Microsoft, Oracle and Workday, led the letter. The Chamber Technology Engagement Center, Consumer Technology Association, Computing Technology Industry Association and Information Technology Industry Council also signed on.
BSA |“软件联盟”(www.bsa.org) 是全球软件行业的主要倡导者，旨在代表该行业，向政府和国际市场发声。其成员包括全球最具创新力的公司，这些公司制定的软件解决方案，不但能够刺激经济，还能提升现代生活的品质。
BSA 的总部位于华盛顿特区，其营运机构遍布 30 多个国家。BSA 凭借这些机构，率先涉足合规项目，以期促进使用合法软件、倡导制定公共政策，并以此培养技术创新能力，以及推动发展数字经济。