OCT 18, 2023 | US
AI Regulation Should Start with Privacy Rules, BSA Urges
Bloomberg Law, October 18, 2023
By Oma Seddiq
BSA | The Software Alliance CEO Victoria Espinel urges Congress to develop a federal privacy law and regulate high-risk AI systems.
The US needs a new federal privacy law and rules for companies developing and using high-risk AI systems to promote responsible use of the technology and safeguard Americans’ data, Victoria Espinel, CEO of the software industry trade group BSA, said.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday kicked off a series of AI-focused hearings to examine the technology’s role in several areas covered by the panel—including data and privacy, energy, healthcare, and telecommunications.
BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) is the leading advocate for the global software industry before governments and in the international marketplace. Its members are among the world’s most innovative companies, creating software solutions that help businesses of all sizes in every part of the economy to modernize and grow.
With headquarters in Washington, DC, and operations in more than 30 countries, BSA pioneers compliance programs that promote legal software use and advocates for public policies that foster technology innovation and drive growth in the digital economy.