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GSA to launch e-commerce marketplace prototype later in 2019

by Billy Mitchell • 1 month ago

GSA issued its Phase 2 report to Congress on key decisions it's made about the launch of a governmentwide e-commerce marketplace.

USDA launches online grocery purchasing pilot in New York

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

Amazon and Walmart are already delivering to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients.

New Senate bill targets bias in decision-making algorithms

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 2 months ago

The Algorithmic Accountability Act would require that companies using decision-making algorithms study those equations for bias and correct it where found.

Amazon supports ‘appropriate national legislative framework’ on facial recognition tech

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 4 months ago

The company wades in to a national conversation that's been raging for months.

Study finds biases in Amazon Rekognition’s facial analysis tool

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The main focus of the study is on whether publicly calling out biased algorithms actually leads companies to make improvements.

ACLU sues for records on facial recognition use by the Department of Justice

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier • 5 months ago

The organization wants to know what technologies the agency is using or has considered using.

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