Will deepfake win? The future impact of artificial intelligence on US elections
Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, assures the public that AI and the US will remain stable regardless of the outcome of the presidential election. With growing concerns about the influence of technology on the political process, Altman stresses the importance of measures to prevent the misuse of AI in election campaigns.OpenAI's CEO, Sam Altman, spoke calm about the future of artificial intelligence and politics in the United States, despite Donald Trump's landslide victory in the Republican caucuses. Altman stressed that regardless of the outcome of this year's presidential election technological innovation and artificial intelligence will remain consistent with democratic values.
Speaking at the World Economic Forum Altman underlined the importance of measures to prevent the misuse of artificial intelligence in political campaigns. In the context of growing concerns about the potential influence of technology on the electoral process, Altman stressed that despite previous election cycles, he is less worried about manipulation through AI.
Measures against the misuse of AI
OpenAI, a company active in the development of artificial intelligence, in the context of the upcoming presidential election has issued new measures to prevent the misuse of its technology in political campaigns. One of the measures is an outright ban on the use of ChatGPT in a political context.
"I think our role is very different from that of distribution platforms like social networks or news publishers. Of course we have to work with them, so it's like you generate here and distribute here. And there has to be a good conversation between us."
Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI
Discussing the future of AI regulation in the US, Altman said that adopting new standards for safety and security is key. He reminded the audience that President Biden issued an executive order last yearcalling for new standards for security, privacy, and civil rights enforcement in AI.
Altman believes that OpenAI's role is different from distribution platforms. However, he also said that the company must closely monitor and ensure strict control over its toolsto prevent their misuse in a political environment.
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