Bloomberg Law
July 20, 2020, 10:00 PM

China, Russia AI Support Needs Security Review, U.S. Panel Says

Andrea Vittorio
Andrea Vittorio

The U.S. government should require national security reviews of countries like China and Russia that invest in U.S. development of sensitive technologies such as artificial intelligence, according to a federal advisory panel.

The race to develop AI is “a competition in values,” Robert Work, vice chair of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, said at a Monday meeting where the panel released its recommendations.

Letting a country such as China dominate the technology may threaten personal privacy, the rule of law, and other democratic values, said Work, a former deputy secretary of defense under President Barack Obama.

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