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Statement On Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act

Washington, DC – Internet Association Director, Diversity and Inclusion Policy Sean Perryman issued the following statement following the introduction of the Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act:

“The internet industry supports the Artificial Intelligence Initiative Act (AIIA) introduced by the Senate AI Caucus Co-Chairs, Sens. Martin Heinrich (D-NM) and Rob Portman (R-OH). The AIIA increases important investment in AI research, development, and education and requires investments into minority serving institutions. AIIA will foster additional AI development through a coordinated strategy that aims to increase data sharing between academia, the public, and private sector, as well as expand the education pipeline to prepare America’s workforce for the jobs of the future.”

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