In a recent New York Times article, Steve Lohr discusses U.S. and global policy regarding modern AI systems, which utilize large amounts of data, often involving personal information.
As concerns about AI and privacy continue to grow, the U.S. government has begun to embrace global cooperation. For instance, the current administration began to work closely with the OECD in September 2018 to build international guidelines about designing and using artificial intelligence. The administration is also exploring a new law that will aim to protect digital privacy and is looking for both domestic consensus and international common ground.
Europe already has a widespread privacy law in effect and a few American states have followed suit by passing or proposing their own privacy laws. Daniel Weitzner noted in this article that “Europe is saying, ‘We’re in charge,’ defining the global rules in the next iteration of the digital economy,”.
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