Algorithms are used virtually every day by every American with an internet connection or smartphone. Algorithms help make the internet work better for consumers. They allow internet companies to provide better, more useful, and personalized experiences online. In the last decade, we have made incredible strides in machine learning algorithms, which has powered artificial intelligence (AI). As this technology has become more powerful and integrated in everyday life, there are obvious policy implications to consider. IA supports the ethical use of AI and encourages policymakers to use a risk-based approach to policymaking that allows for continued responsible innovation in this field.
Washington, DC – IA President & CEO Michael Beckerman released the following statement on the joint Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce of the Committee hearing entitled “Fostering A Healthier Internet To Protect Consumers”: “Section 230 enables the best of the internet. It allows internet… Read more