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Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI

Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI

The rising technical capabilities of AI could inject unprecedented efficiencies into governmental agencies operations. But the same capabilities have the potential to reveal to the government personal and private information about innocent individuals, s

In a co-authored editorial, commissioners of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence (NSCAI) and members of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board (PCLOB) contend that unchecked artificial intelligence (AI) could pierce through boundaries that safeguard our rights and liberties, including privacy, non-discrimination, freedoms of speech and assembly, and due process.

"This is why...we support a time-limited government-chartered task force to examine and propose solutions to rising challenges with uses of AI systems across federal agencies."

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