Driving The Day
Today is December 1, 2023, and here are the key policymaker and stakeholder actions on AI you need to know: In response to recent incidents involving pornographic deepfakes at a New Jersey high school, Rep. Tom Kean, Jr. (R-NJ) introduced legislation that would require developers of AI to "incorporate a prominently displayed disclosure" identifying content made by AI. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States directed a Saudi Arabian venture capital firm to unwind its investment in a US-based AI chip startup backed by Sam Altman. Meanwhile, the Biden campaign established a task force that is preparing to use existing laws, potentially covering voter protection and copyright, to combat political disinformation, such as deepfakes, during the presidential campaign.
Washington in Focus: Congressional lawmakers, advocacy groups urge FEC regulation on deceptive AI.
Around the Nation: Governor Whitmer signs legislative package regulating how AI can be used to influence elections.
Across the Pond: A U.K. House of Lords select committee warns the government to proceed with caution on AI in autonomous weapons.
Global Highlights: Brazilian city enacts an ordinance that was secretly written by ChatGPT.
Outside Views: If AI steers a doctor wrong, who pays?
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