California AI Safety Bill sparks uproar in Silicon Valley

It would require AI companies to create a 'kill switch' to disable powerful AI models in case of emergencies

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California AI Safety Bill sparks uproar in Silicon Valley
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California AI Safety Bill sparks uproar in Silicon Valley

California is at the centre of a heated debate over AI safety, with a proposed law sparking outrage from tech giants and cautious optimism from safety advocates.

The bill, authored by state senator Scott Wiener, would require AI companies to establish rigorous safety frameworks, including a "kill switch" to disable powerful AI models in case of emergencies....

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