Elon Musk WARNING: Regulate Artificial Intelligence or ‘risk fate of human civilisation’

But first, he asked for some governors to lift a different kind of regulation: state franchise dealership laws that ban the direct sale of his company’s electric cars to consumers. Mr Musk spoke broadly about solar energy, space travel, self-driving cars and other emerging technology during a question-and-answer session at the summer conference of the National Governors Association in Rhode Island. He also met privately some governors, including Louisiana Democrat John Bel Edwards, who recently signed a law that Musk’s Palo Alto, California-based company says blocks it from selling cars there. Governor Edwards said Tesla asked for the one-on-one meeting with Mr Musk, which was short. “I just asked him to come down to Louisiana and sit down with us, sit down with the Louisiana Automobile Dealers Association and work out some sort of a compromise, which they have successfully done in other states,” Governor Edwards said. Allowing manufacturer-to-consumer sales also came up in meetings between Musk and two other governors — the conference’s host, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, and Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy. Representatives for the two Democrats confirmed they had private meetings with Mr Musk and the topic came up. Mr Musk didn’t address such rules…

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