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White House Proposes Guidelines for Regulating Use of AI

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A metal head made of motor parts symbolizes artificial intelligence, or AI, at the Essen Motor Show for tuning and motorsports in Essen, Germany

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The Trump administration is proposing new federal rules for regulating the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the private sector, but those regulations do not address concerns about a dearth of accountability as computers increasingly assume human responsibilities in high-risk settings.

A White House document said agencies must weigh fairness, lack of bias, openness, transparency, safety, and security in deciding regulatory action. However, the rules will not apply to how federal agencies like law enforcement use AI.

U.S. chief technology officer Michael Kratsios said he hopes these guidelines can be a model for other Western democratic institutions to protect shared values without excessive regulation.

From Associated Press
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