Terrorism watchdog warns about AI risks to national security

AI developers should move away from a 'tech utopian' mindset

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Terror watchdog warns about the risks AI presents to national security
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Terror watchdog warns about the risks AI presents to national security

National security experts have warned that without proper regulation, AI could endanger national security.

Jonathan Hall KC, a lawyer who serves as the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Law in the UK, highlighted the national security risks associated with the technology, and emphasised the importance o...

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