Driving The Day
Today is November 9, 2023, and here are the key policymaker and stakeholder actions on AI you need to know: In Washington, Majority Leader Chuck Schumer expressed support for a legal “duty of care” that would require AI developers to “take steps to mitigate potential harms or risks” posed by AI technology. In states around the country, attorneys general are increasingly signaling their interest in AI regulation. Across the pond, one of the EU’s leading legislators working on the AI Act believes the legislation will serve as a “blueprint” for the world. Finally, while leaders at the largest tech companies in Silicon Valley have expressed support for the regulation of AI, some tech leaders at midsized companies and venture capital firms are pushing back against excessive regulation.
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Washington in Focus: SEC faces fierce pushback on a plan to police AI investment advice.
Around the Nation: Legislation regulating the use of AI in political advertisements was referred to the Michigan Senate's Committee of the Whole.
Across the Pond: EU Parliament wants to tighten rules on advanced AI models.
Global Highlights: The U.S. and 30 other nations agree to set guardrails for military AI.
Outside Views: AI’s power-guzzling habits drive the search for alternative energy sources.
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