Pedestrians walk inside newly installed “bike rack” barricades outside the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

How Congress can rein in data brokers

Know your customer rules are a first step to address the risks of sensitive data — including on U.S. military servicemembers — sold online.
A member of the Peoples Armed Police stands guard in front of the flag of the European Union at the European Delegation before a press conference by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on April 6, 2023 in Beijing, China. Von Der Leyen is on a two-day official visit to China and earlier in the day met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Qiang and other senior Chinese government officials (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Europe is trading security for digital sovereignty

A proposed EU cybersecurity regulation would isolate Europe from the global cybersecurity industry with unpredictable consequences.
Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) calls on reporters following the weekly Republican Senate policy luncheon meeting at the U.S. Capitol on September 12, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

How Congress can make the most of Schumer’s AI Insight Forums

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's landmark effort to develop AI policy needs to get the right people in the room to be successful.
Samuel Altman, CEO of OpenAI, is sworn in during a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law oversight hearing to examine artificial intelligence, on Capitol Hill on May 16, 2023. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

Safeguarding data is our best hope to control AI

Congress shouldn't let myopic anticipation of the future be the enemy of the opportunities to build critical data policy now.