Dem senator seeks law to confront growing threat from artificial intelligence

The U.S. currently has no legal definition for artificial intelligence, and there’s no federal policy on the potential threat posed by robots on the job market — but one Democratic senator is hoping to change that. Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) has circulated draft legislation to create an advisory board on AI-related topics but does not order action or prescribe policy, reported Axios. The Washington Democrat is soliciting feedback on the bill and looking for a Republican co-sponsor, according to the website, and she hopes to introduce it soon. According to the draft, the board would advise the secretary of commerce on “networked, automated, artificial intelligence applications and robotic devices” that are expected to displace more American workers than they will create by 2025. The draft also seeks to help eliminate…


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