Report funded by US warns of AI systems becoming uncontrollable

A recently obtained government-commissioned report has raised concerns about the potential destabilization of global security due to the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI). The report, titled "An Action Plan to Increase the Safety and Security of Advanced AI," warns that the rise of advanced AI and AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) could have consequences similar to the introduction of nuclear weapons.

The report, issued by Gladstone AI Inc., highlights the risks posed by the weaponization and loss of control of AI capabilities. It emphasizes the need for urgent intervention by the U.S. government to address these growing security threats. The plan outlined in the report includes establishing interim safeguards for advanced AI, which would be later formalized into law and internationalized.

In a related development, NVIDIA is facing a lawsuit from authors over alleged copyright infringement in AI models. The lawsuit raises questions about the use of copyrighted works in AI technology and the need for stronger intellectual property protections in the AI industry.

To address the potential risks associated with advanced AI, the report recommends measures such as limiting the computing power of AI, requiring government permission for deploying new models above a certain threshold, and possibly outlawing the publication of how powerful AI models work through processes like open-source licensing. Additionally, tighter controls on the manufacture and export of AI chips are suggested as a way to mitigate security risks.

In response to these concerns, Google has released a new Gemini update to give users more control over AI chatbot responses. This move reflects a growing awareness of the need for transparency and accountability in AI technology.

Overall, the report underscores the importance of proactive measures to ensure the safe and responsible development of advanced AI technologies to prevent potential threats to global security. It remains to be seen how governments and industry stakeholders will respond to these recommendations in the coming months.


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