Leaders of the top AI tech companies met with President Joe Biden to create new safety protections for AI technology. Biden recognized how beneficial this new technology is, but also the potential risks it could possess.
According to Biden, they’ll need to create new policies and regulations in regards to this technology and will be working with these corporations to deliver appropriate legislation. Biden adds it’s a serious matter with great responsibility.
The President noted that social media showed the dangers AI possesses, he and tech giants agreed with commitments needed to be taken. Companies are obliged to ensure their products are safe, prioritize user safety, and make wise decisions to gain user trust.
The tech giants are willing to perform security testing to examine all possible and hypothetical dangers. They’ll also be using digital watermarks to distinguish images and ‘deep fakes,’ and will be publicly reporting vulnerabilities and dangers of their technology.
Microsoft expressed their welcomeness to Biden’s steps to provide needed concrete security measures to make AI beneficial and well-secured. The corporation is committed to implementing NIST AI Risk Management Frame and Blueprint for an AI Bill of Rights.
Experts and AI advocates have been proposing necessary measures taken to approach the rapid growth of AI technology, the latter in particular is happy with how Biden has decided to deal with the prevalent issues present in the technology.
However, they also want corporations to be more held accountable. The US Congress is considering creating a bill to make political advertisements disclose whether their content was created with AI technology.
Meanwhile, European lawmakers have already decided to implement much stricter regulations on AI content last June. It required ChatGPT and others to mention their AI-generated content, make real and fake images distinguishable, and propose safeguard measures for illicit content.