JUN 08, 2021 | US
Software Companies Seek AI Law Before Congress Goes It Alone
Protocol, June 8, 2021
By Ben Brody
A major tech group representing companies such as AWS, Microsoft, IBM and Oracle is calling for Congress to enact legislation that would require companies to assess and minimize bias in "high-risk" uses of artificial intelligence.
The potential regulatory clampdown, and the memory of how other rules relating to technology have spread, were important reasons for the BSA to urge lawmakers to act and to seek a seat at the bargaining table, the trade group said.
"Certainly, those lessons loomed largely in our world," said Christian Troncoso, a senior director for policy at BSA, who helped spearhead what he described as a nearly yearlong project to develop the accompanying report. "I think there's just an acknowledgement within our industry and among our member companies that good regulation can only really arise if there is a good faith effort by us to contribute to the process."
Original Posting: https://www.protocol.com/policy/bsa-ai-bias-impact-law
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.