APR 21, 2021 | US
BSA Urges Congress to Invest in Emerging Technologies with Endless Frontier Act
WASHINGTON – April 21, 2021 – BSA | The Software Alliance offered the following statement on today’s introduction of the Endless Frontier Act by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Todd Young.
“America’s long-term national security and economic interests depend upon retaining leadership in the development of cutting-edge technologies. At a time when global competitors are seeking advantages through increased investments in R&D, it’s a critical time for the US to update its strategy to ensure it retains its lead,” said Craig Albright, Vice President, Legislative Strategy at BSA | The Software Alliance. “Through strategic investments to spur the development of the technologies of the future – including 5G, AI, and quantum computing – the Endless Frontier Act takes a forward-looking approach to help ensure the US remains the global hub for innovation. This is a great step towards increased investments in AI, and at the same time government and industry can work together to foster public trust in the technology. NIST’s work to develop a National AI Risk Management Framework will go a long way towards identifying best practices for mitigating potential risks in AI systems.”
To read more about BSA’s priorities in AI, find our 2021 Policy Agenda here.
SOBRE A BSA
A BSA | The Software Alliance (www.bsa.org) é a principal defensora do setor global de software perante governos e no mercado internacional. Seus membros estão entre as empresas mais inovadoras do mundo, criando soluções de software que estimulam a economia e melhoram a vida moderna.
Com sede em Washington, DC e operações em mais de 30 países, a BSA promove programas de conformidade que promovem o uso legal de software e defendem políticas públicas que promovem a inovação tecnológica e o crescimento da economia digital.