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June 22, 2024

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Wheeler presses for new oversight structure on AI as senators offer bill to create ‘digital commission’

By Charlie Mitchell / May 18, 2023

The need for rules around artificial intelligence to address cyber, privacy and numerous other issues is becoming increasingly obvious on Capitol Hill, according to former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, and that is generating momentum for legislation to create a new federal agency with rulemaking and enforcement authority over AI.

The cybersecurity aspects of AI often fall below civil rights, privacy and other policy considerations, but Wheeler said the security stakes are enormous. “AI puts everything on steroids, including identifying where...

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