Public Knowledge – Democrats across four key Senate committees released a Privacy and Data Protection Framework, a set of core principles that should serve as the baseline for any comprehensive federal privacy and data protection legislation.
NextGov – A newly proposed bill would require large social media companies to give users the chance to opt out of algorithmically curated content.
Science – The top Democrat in the US Senate wants the government to create a new agency that would invest an additional $100 billion over 5 years on basic research in artificial intelligence (AI).
Food Safety News – Senate Health Chairman Lamar Alexander, R-TN, has announced the confirmation hearing on the nomination of Dr. Stephen M. Hahn to serve as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.
Homeland Preparedness News – The Harvesting American Cybersecurity Knowledge through Education (HACKED) Act would incentivize recruitment of cybersecurity educators within various federal agencies.