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Gonzalez IOGAN Act bill to identify and combat “deepfakes” headed to the President’s desk

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The House of Representatives again passed U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez’s (R – Rocky River) bill to combat manipulated media content known as “deepfakes” on Tuesday via unanimous consent. This legislation now heads to the President’s desk to be signed into law. The bill, the Identifying Outputs of Generative Adversarial Networks Act (IOGAN Act), supports critical research to accelerate the dev...

Gonzalez priorities, including holding Chinese Communist Party accountable, in FY21 National Defense Authorization Act

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WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives today passed the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) Conference Report which includes pieces of legislation authored by U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R – Rocky River) aimed at curbing World Bank funding to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), limiting CCP influences on American universities, combatting human trafficking, and imple...

Congressman Gonzalez and House China Task Force unveil report, policy recommendations to push back on China

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez joined his fellow co-chairs of the House China Task Force today to unveil their report detailing the malign actions of the People’s Republic of China and putting forth policy recommendations and legislative strategies to combat the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party. “I firmly believe that the Chinese Communist Party is one of the largest threats facing o...

Gonzalez introduces bill to promote innovation, research in recycling

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U.S. Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH), Frank Lucas (R-OK), and Roger Marshall (R-KS) introduced HR 8297, the Advanced Recycling Research and Development Act of 2020, this week to direct the U.S. Department of Energy to carry out research, development, and demonstration programs to accelerate innovation in plastics and battery recycling and reduce the environmental impact of their consumption. “...

U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez launches 2020 Congressional App Challenge in OH-16

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez’s (R- Rocky River) officially launched the 2020 Congressional App Challenge in Ohio’s 16th District. The Congressional App Challenge is hosted through the U.S. House of Representatives and provides students across the country an opportunity to compete with their peers as they learn to code and gain hands on experience in computer science. “Innovation and technolog...

Preeminent Universities and Leading Tech Companies Announce Support for Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Develop National AI Research Cloud

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Today, several leading research universities engaged in artificial intelligence (AI) research, technology companies deploying AI technologies, and others announced support for the bipartisan and bicameral National AI Research Resource Task Force Act, which establishes a task force to develop a roadmap for a national AI research cloud. The National AI Research Resource Task Force Act was introduced...

Lawmakers introduce bipartisan legislation to support U.S. research community during pandemic

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While coronavirus-related research is now in overdrive, most other research has been slowed down or stopped altogether due to pandemic-induced closures of campuses and laboratories. Now, tens of thousands of graduate students, postdocs, principal investigators and other technical support staff are at risk of losing their employment and their work without federal relief. Additionally, with this res...

Gonzalez bill to address rising suicide rates passes U.S. House of Representatives

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Suicide rates are on the rise in Ohio and across the United States, but a new bill lead by Congressmen Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) and Ben McAdams (D-UT) and passed by the U.S. House of Representatives Monday night seeks to take on the problem. H.R. 4704, the Advancing Research to Prevent Suicide Act, promotes research to identify and understand the root causes of suicide, including among America’s mo...

Gonzalez pushes for U.S. leadership on Artificial Intelligence

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U.S. Congressman Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) alongside Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX), Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Darren Soto (D-FL) are requesting the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) develop a framework on strategies, guidelines and best practices for artificial intelligence that will bolster innovation and ethical practices in developing and implementing artificial intelligence across t...

House of Representatives passes Rep. Anthony Gonzalez’ bill to fight 'deepfakes’

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation on Monday by Rocky River Republican Rep. Anthony Gonzalez that would help the government fight realistic-looking fraudulent videos and photographs called “deepfakes” that could be used for scams, to sow public discord and endanger national security. ... “The ability to identify and label deep fake content is critical to preventing foreign actors...

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