This week, the intended as guidance for federal agencies while they consider how to appropriately regulate AI in the private sector. It’s an effort to help reduce the potential harms of AI that have been , while maintaining the benefits to society AI can bring. This is a moment the industry has been waiting for because of lingering uncertainty around how the US government will work to control this powerful technology and to ensure it doesn’t hurt people more than it helps.
The problem is, while it may be a good thing that the White House is taking an active role in the fight to regulate AI, their emphasis on light-touch regulation means the new rules fail to go far enough.
The principles themselves address