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May 3, 2023 • News

Federal Agencies Release Joint Statement on Discrimination and Bias in AI

On April 25, 2023, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Civil Rights Division released a joint statement reiterating their commitment to monitoring the development and use of artificial intelligence (AI) and automated systems and to protect the public’s fair and equal access to employment, housing, credit opportunities, and other goods and services, whether the legal violations occur through traditional means or advanced technologies. The agencies identified potential sources of discrimination including problems with:

They also referred to previously released guidance including:

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