Civil rights group CEO urges US lawmakers to pass ADPPA

10/11/2023 | MediaPost

According to Chris Lewis, president and CEO of the advocacy group Public Knowledge, US lawmakers should prioritise tackling "commercial data surveillance" as they look to address privacy challenges presented by the burgeoning artificial intelligence (AI) industry. Speaking at a Senate AI Insight Forum on Wednesday, Lewis praised the proposed American Data Privacy and Protection Act (ADPPA) that would have introduced curbs on data collection and use, given people rights over their data, encouraged competition, and integrated civil rights protection.

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