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.
Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat from Oregon, speaks during a news conference on the House budget proposals, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on March 1, 2023. (STEFANI REYNOLDS/AFP via Getty Images)

Reform bill would overhaul controversial surveillance law 

A measure introduced on Tuesday puts civil libertarians on a collision course with the Biden administration.
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.