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Eticas Foundation

Identify Federal Laws Regulating Use of AI in Social Programs

Summary:

Advise a nonprofit working to identify the risks and challenges of algorithms and machine learning on federal laws regulating the use of AI in social programs.

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Jurisdiction(s): US
About the Organization: The Eticas Foundation aims to better understand the risks and challenges posed by algorithms and machine learning processes. Eticas brings together algorithms used by governments and companies around the world to shed light on their use and impact. In many instances, AI can be systematically biased and causes race, gender and age discrimination, unfair and inequitable treatment, and also fails to deliver expected results.
Legal Entity Type: Nonprofit/Charity
SDG(s): Industry Innovation and Infrastructure, Reduced Inequalities
Legal Issue(s):

The Eticas Foundation is seeking a consultation around what federal laws and regulations exist in the United States to regulate the use of automatic processes (AI) in social programs (e.g., when determining who receives housing benefits or a loan).