Tag: law

  • Sam Altman wows lawmakers at closed AI dinner: ‘Fantastic…forthcoming’ – CNBC

    Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., whose district spans part of Silicon Valley, said Altman made two important points to members in the room. “One is that AI is a tool, not a creature,” he said. “This is something that is going to assist human beings not replace human beings. Second, that it will do tasks, not jobs. This is something that’s going to help people with the jobs they have, not displace those jobs. And so I think it’s been a sober conversation that’s helping members understand what the tool actually does and help refute some of the hype.”

  • OpenAI’s Sam Altman urges A.I. regulation in Senate hearing – The New York Times

    But it was unclear how lawmakers would respond to the call to regulate A.I. The track record of Congress on tech regulations is grim. Dozens of privacy, speech and safety bills have failed over the past decade because of partisan bickering and fierce opposition by tech giants. The United States has trailed the globe on regulations in privacy, speech and protections for children. It is also behind on A.I. regulations. Lawmakers in the European Union are set to introduce rules for the technology later this year. And China has created A.I. laws that comply with its censorship laws.

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