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The EU is leading the way on AI laws. The US is still playing catch-up

By Johana Bhuiyan and Nick Robins-Early

13 Jun 2023 · 9 min read

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  1. Everyone accepts that AI is dangerous. Agreeing on what to do about it is a different story, as the Guardian reports.

Last month, Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI and face of the artificial intelligence boom, sat in front of members of Congress urging them to regulate artificial intelligence. As lawmakers on the Senate judiciary subcommittee asked the 38-year-old tech mogul about the nature of his business, Altman argued that the AI industry could be dangerous and that the government needs to step in.

“I think if this technology goes wrong, it can go quite wrong,” Altman said. “We want to be vocal about that.”

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