The Game Is Afoot – A Survey of Congress’ Interest in Regulating Artificial Intelligence and Related Technologies

    View Author August 2019

    Over the last few years, Congress has begun to recognize that artificial intelligence (AI) will transform nearly every aspect of society in the future – with the potential to achieve advances in autonomy, speed, scalability, predictability and information superiority that have previously been considered unattainable. In doing so, however, Congress has also become increasingly aware of this technology’s policy implications, including accountability; transparency; privacy and potential algorithmic bias and discrimination; as well as job displacement. As such, congressional interest in regulating the technology’s development and use has increased significantly.