On October 13, 2023, Singapore and the United States (US) announced at the inaugural Dialogue on Critical and Emerging Technologies (CET Dialogue) held in Washington DC, that they had launched the world’s first ever interoperable AI Governance framework.

The CET Dialogue was co-chaired by Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information and Minister for Foreign Affairs, as well as the US National Security Advisor and Deputy Envoy for Critical and Emerging Technology, on behalf of US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Both countries also co-chaired a Business Roundtable on AI Safety and Innovation, together with US Deputy Secretary of Commerce Don Graves.Continue Reading Singapore and the US Publish First-of-its-Kind Interoperable AI Governance Framework

This article was originally published on Privacy World on May 4, 2023 and was updated on May 16, 2023.

The Tennessee Information Protection Act (“TIPA”), signed into law on May 11, 2023, is a hodgepodge of the current U.S. state consumer privacy laws, but with a notable twist.

What’s the Same

Like the other state

Earlier this month, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “CFPB”) and Federal Trade Commission (the “FTC”) announced that they had issued a request for information (“RFI”) seeking public comment on “background screening issues affecting individuals who seek rental housing in the United States, including how the use of criminal and eviction records and algorithms affect tenant screening decisions and may be driving discriminatory outcomes.”  The deadline for submitting comments in response to the RFI is May 30, 2023.
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In the National Defense Authorization Act, Congress directed the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to work with public and private organizations to create a voluntary risk management framework for trustworthy artificial intelligence systems. Following up on that Congressional directive, NIST has released Artificial Intelligence Risk Management Framework 1.0 (AI RMF 1.0)

Advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) have led to a wide range of innovations in many aspects of our society and economy, including in a wide range of industry verticals such as healthcare, transportation, and cybersecurity. Recognizing that there are limitations and risks that must be addressed, AI has garnered the attention of regulators and legislators

On February 4, 2022, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (“NIST”) published its Recommended Criteria for Cybersecurity Labeling for Consumer Internet of Things (IoT) Products.  These criteria make recommendations for cybersecurity labeling of consumer IoT products, i.e., those IoT products intended for personal, family, or household use.

NIST’s guidance is yet another step forward