Congress shouldn’t rush into regulating AI

Source: Understanding AI
by Timothy B Lee

“[Sam] Altman’s proposal would represent a dramatic expansion of federal power over the AI sector. And as far as I can tell, there’s been little work done to flesh out what such a system might look like. … Intuitively, it makes sense that a radically new technology like AI might need a new kind of regulatory framework. The problem is that Altman and others who think like him haven’t explained how such a licensing scheme would work. And given how fast the technology is changing, there’s a big risk of getting it wrong.” (05/18/23)