US: Senator Bennet calls for independent agency to regulate AI and social media
In a statement following the Senate's inaugural AI Insight Forum, Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet emphasized the need for a new, independent agency to oversee and regulate the realms of artificial intelligence (AI) and social media. Bennet highlighted that "this will best enable us to engage with new technologies while mitigating potential harms. Big Tech has written its own rules for too long. We cannot continue to allow these companies to continue to transform American life with no guardrails." Furthermore, Bennet called upon Washington to set a global standard for responsible AI and social media regulation.
You can read the press release here.