Microsoft Corporation MSFT president BradSmith joined forces with OpenAI CEO Sam Altman by pushing Congress to regulate artificial intelligence – but will that be enough? Elon Musk Happy?
What happened: On Thursday, during a speech in Washington, Smith expressed his support for the creation of a new regulator and licensing model tailored specifically for AI. reported The hill.
“We need a new law,” Smith said.
Smith proposed subjecting AI to licensing, similar to cars and other products, to ensure responsible behavior without impeding innovation.
He also advocated the creation of a dedicated regulatory body with the primary goal of overseeing and overseeing new AI technologies.
For the uninitiated, discussions of AI regulation have attracted bipartisan attention in Congress, but no specific legal framework has yet emerged, the report said.
Last week, chatGPT parent OpenAI‘s CEO Altman testified before Congress and made bold statements about AI regulations. “I think if this technology goes wrong, it can go pretty wrong. And we want to speak out loud about that,” he said.
“We want to work with the government to prevent that.”
Alphabet Inc.s GOOG GOOGL CEO Sundar Pichai also supported the idea of development political framework for AI regulations with the help of various stakeholders from governments, industry experts and civil society.
Why it matters: In March 2023, more than 1,000 tech experts signed, including Musk an open letter demanding an immediate stop in the advances of AI technologies that significantly exceed the capabilities of OpenAI GPT-4until independent experts can create, implement and evaluate security protocols for such designs.
Musk has blamed Microsoft having significant influence, if not direct control, over OpenAI…