Inside AI Policy

May 23, 2024

Colorado AI startups blast ‘first-in-the-nation’ state legislation as filled with loopholes

By Mariam Baksh / May 15, 2024

Gov. Jared Polis (D) should veto the Colorado Artificial Intelligence Act as it could shield companies accused of algorithmic discrimination even as it is billed as consumer protection legislation, according to AI startups based in the state.

“The loopholes are big enough that you can drive a truck through it, and that is counter to what the goal is,” said Kyle Shannon, founder of the video production platform Storyvine. “All of us here are absolutely for legislation to protect consumers...

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