June 10, 2023

The Time to Regulate AI Is Now

Last month’s Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on oversight of AI offered glimmers of hope that policymakers are ready to tackle the regulatory challenge posed by a rapidly advancing frontier of AI capabilities.

Policymakers should also be under no illusion that a light regulatory touch will somehow prevent a degree of concentration at AI’s frontier.

We saw a remarkable degree of consensus across Democrats, Republicans, representatives from an industry stalwart (IBM) and a hot new trailblazer (OpenAI), and in Gary Marcus, a critical voice around AI hype. Microsoft and Google swiftly released their own overlapping policy recommendations, and an impressive array of academics, AI scientists and tech executives signed onto a statement that “mitigating the risk of extinction from AI” should be a global priority.

Read the full article from The Hill.

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