US lawmakers propose bill to fight bias in tech companies' algorithms
Updated : April 14, 2019 06:38 PM IST
The bill, entitled the Algorithmic Accountability Act of 2019, would grant new power to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and force companies to study if race, gender or other biases underpin their technology.
The rules would apply to companies with annual revenue above $50 million as well as to data brokers and businesses with over a million consumers' data.
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