Artificial intelligence systems already underpin a wide range of technologies. However, AI tools become omnipresent in the U.S., the government should play a key role in ensuring the technology enhances responsibly. In keeping with the lawmakers, the U.S. might face heavy national security threats and could lose the economic edge, if the government does not take any step to its security when it comes to AI.
A report explains the current scenario of the nation’s AI system which has released this week, providing suggestions that how the government could guide and put up the technology’s advancement in the future. The report is made after analyzing the government’s role in the advancement of AI which was conducted earlier this year by the House Oversight Subcommittee on Information Technology that chaired by Will Hurd and Robin Kelly serves as positioning member. In a statement, Hurd explains that AI will go beyond and the report will outline a foundation for years ahead. The report also explains that the failure of US leadership in AI might also make a risk to ensuring any possible use of AI in weapon systems by country through Global Humanitarian laws.
The report calls to the government for increasing funds to AI basic research, specifically as global powers like China roughly expand their investment in the technology. Hurd pointed out that China’s military intelligence units are already searching for paths to utilize AI to infiltrate further countries’ digital infrastructure, and the U.S requires to hastily check out that how to secure against those intimidations. In keeping with Lawmakers, the thriving AI industry has encouraged the wild collection and employs private data, and agencies have to scrutinize how existing privacy laws apply to AI products. It also encourages companies to modernize their set of laws while required to account for the latest technology.