It will also regulate artificial intelligence (AI). President Joe Biden issued an executive order in which, for the first time, the federal government of the country will establish a series of rules to limit the risks of the most advanced systems.
Among them, the latest products must go through a series of tests to ensure that they cannot be used for the production of nuclear or biological weapons. Recommend it to companies too Generative AI which marks the photos, videos, and audio it produces technology so that they are not confused with the real content, although it is not mandatory.
However, the regulations do not address immediate threats such as disinformation spread through existing tools, as seen in Ukraine or Israel.
Some of the measures established in the executive order will take effect in the next 90 days, although they may take longer to apply. And experts point out that they could face more legal challenges.
Biden’s order will also include a series of rules aimed at protecting the “national security” of deer. Among them, companies that operate cloud computing services must inform the Government about their foreign clients. Some guides remain classified.
Almost a year later, the start OpenAI launched ChatGPT in the market. Its success has sparked a commercial battle between major technology companies, which have since struggled to lead this new sector by creating new AI services. However, this development also raises questions, such as the impact it may have on jobs or the information ecosystem.
Biden has ordered various federal government agencies to study the possible consequences of AI, create rules for the purchase and use of these tools, and provide recommendations to avoid discriminatory biases in algorithms.
On the steps of the EU
Bruce Reed, deputy chief of staff at the white house assured that this is the “strongest set of measures adopted by any government in the world in terms of security and trust in IA”.
However, this movement of Washington tried to follow the steps of the European Union (EU), which ended up approving the first law in the world to regulate AI and to do so based on the risk involved in its use. China and Israel have also released proposals for the regulation of this emerging technology.