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Kids Online Safety Act could be next AI-related legislation to be approved by Senate

By Rick Weber / February 20, 2024

The release by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) of a revised Kids Online Safety Act, with filibuster-proof support in the Senate, likely puts the longstanding legislative proposal on a fast track for approval when senators return next week from the Presidents Day recess.

The bill includes artificial intelligence among the algorithmic ranking systems that online platforms would be required to report in order to allow user opt-ins, making it likely to be the first AI-related legislation to...


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