February 20, 2024

The Federal Commerce Fee (FTC) will maintain a digital summit later this month centered on methods to guard shoppers and competitors as the factitious intelligence (AI) area evolves, the company introduced Friday.  

The summit on Jan. 25 will embrace representatives from academia, trade, civil society organizations and authorities to debate the state of AI and the real-world impacts of the expertise.  

The occasion will embrace remarks from the three Democratic FTC commissioners. The fee has two vacant positions after the 2 Republican commissioners stepped down.  

It should additionally embrace three panel discussions centered on infrastructure for AI growth, points associated to knowledge and AI fashions, and AI-powered shopper purposes, in line with the FTC. The FTC has not but introduced different occasion audio system.  

The FTC’s occasion comes because the Biden administration and Congress have been centered on weighing the way to implement current legal guidelines and proposals for brand spanking new guardrails for AI because the expertise is deployed by extra corporations.  

FTC Chair Lina Khan has mentioned the company can be vigilant in monitoring dangers of AI, and implementing current legal guidelines to uphold equity and justice as AI is used throughout vital sectors.  

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