Two U.S. Senators – one Democrat and one Republican – are working together to draft bipartisan legislation regulating artificial intelligence, according to the New York Times.
Senator Richard Blumenthal, Democrat of Connecticut, and Senator Josh Hawley, Republican of Missouri, said their proposed framework “will include requirements for the licensing and auditing of A.I., the creation of an independent federal office to oversee the technology, liability for companies for privacy and civil rights violations, and requirements for data transparency and safety standards.”
“We are really moving very forcefully and promptly toward legislation,” Blumenthal said. “Our goal is not only to educate and inform the public but to reach very specific and definite results.”
Blumenthal and Hawley, who head the Senate judiciary’s subcommittee for privacy, technology and law, plan to outline their plans during a hearing on Tuesday.
Several top tech executives, including Elon Musk, will meet privately with lawmakers on Wednesday to discuss their views on A.I. regulation.
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