$1B boost to TMF draws support from Senate Democrats
The lawmakers are asking the Appropriations Committee to consider adding $1 billion in TMF funding in the forthcoming coronavirus relief package.
Senate bill would put a moratorium on federal facial recognition use
The bill would also create a congressional commission to study facial recognition and give suggestions to Congress on how to regulate it.
Lawmakers look for answers on facial recognition in federally assisted housing
The group wants to know where this technology is being used, and how the data is being kept safe.
New Senate bill targets bias in decision-making algorithms
The Algorithmic Accountability Act would require that companies using decision-making algorithms study those equations for bias and correct it where found.
Senators push chamber for access to ’21st-century’ tech
A pair of Senate Democrats are campaigning to change chamber rules that they say impede the use of modern digital tools.
Bipartisan Senate group drafts IoT resolution
A bipartisan Senate foursome introduced an Internet of Things resolution Thursday in support of the massive interconnection of devices, sensors and networks, and the economic benefits it could bring the U.S.