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China announces rules to keep AI bound by 'core socialist values'

By Meaghan Tobin

14 Jul 2023 · 3 min read

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  1. Under new Chinese regulations, companies providing AI-generated content to the public will need to ensure it is accurate and reliable — and in line with the country's socialist ideology.

China has released highly anticipated regulations to ensure that the artificial-intelligence technology powering chatbots like ChatGPT will abide by the socialist ideology governing most aspects of daily life.

The Chinese government's strict control over information has already hemmed in the development of China's AI industry. While Chinese AI companies have advanced the frontier of surveillance tech such as facial recognition, in other areas including generative AI, their development has lagged behind their American counterparts.

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