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Jan. 11, 2023 — An American Airlines Airbus A321 airplane takes off past the air traffic control tower at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

Tech Modernization Fund awards $9M in air travel, textile industry consumer protection investments

Consumer protection systems operated by the Department of Transportation and Federal Trade Commission will receive just over $9 million in combined funding from the General Services Administration-led…
Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, is working to determine how existing laws can be used to combat discriminatory AI algorithms. (Photo by Stefani Reynold / AFP via Getty Images)

Biden administration announces crackdown on discrimination and bias in AI tools

Leaders at four major federal agencies say they will use civil rights and consumer rights laws to take enforcement action against AI systems that perpetuate bias.
WASHINGTON, DC – JUNE 17: Republican Representative from Ohio and Ranking Member Jim Jordan attends a House Judiciary Committee markup on H.R. 7120 the “Justice in Policing Act of 2020,” at the US Capitol in on June 17, 2020 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Sarah Silbiger-Pool/Getty Images)

House Judiciary Republicans will probe FTC use of consultants, call for digital records to be preserved

In a letter sent Thursday, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-OH., requested the consumer protection agency preserve any electronic data relevant to the inquiry.