Artificial Intelligence

As reported on the Hunton Employment & Labor Perspectives blog, on February 15, 2024, California lawmakers introduced the bill AB 2930. AB 2930 seeks to regulate use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) in various industries to combat “algorithmic discrimination.” The proposed bill defines “algorithmic discrimination” as a “condition in which an automated decision tool contributes to unjustified differential treatment or impacts disfavoring people” based on various protected characteristics including actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, sex, national origin, disability and veteran status. Continue Reading California Seeks to Regulation Employer Use of AI

On February 21, 2024, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP published a white paper on Building Accountable AI Programs: Mapping Emerging Best Practices to the CIPL Accountability Framework. This blog entry discusses the paper and provides a link to download the paper.
Continue Reading CIPL Releases White Paper on Accountable AI Best Practices

On February 8, 2024, the Federal Communications Commission declared that calls using AI-generated, cloned voices fall under the category of “artificial or prerecorded voice” within the Telephone Consumer Protection Act and therefore are generally prohibited without prior express consent, effective immediately.
Continue Reading FCC Issues Declaratory Ruling that TCPA Applies to AI-Generated Voice Calls

On January 22, 2024, a draft of the final text of the EU Artificial Intelligence Act (“AI Act”) was leaked to the public. The leaked text substantially diverges from the original proposal by the European Commission, which dates back to 2021. The AI Act includes elements from both the European Parliament’s and the Council’s proposals.Continue Reading Final Draft of EU AI Act Leaked

On January 9, 2024, the Federal Trade Commission published a blog post reminding artificial intelligence (“AI”) “model-as-a-service” companies to uphold the privacy commitments they make to customers, including promises made in Terms of Service agreements, promotional materials and online marketplaces.  Continue Reading FTC Reminds AI Companies to Uphold Privacy Commitments