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Leading AI companies and research labs, such as OpenAI, Amazon, Google, Meta, and Microsoft are making voluntary commitments to improve the safety, security, and trustworthiness of AI technology and services.


Coordinated by the White House, these actions aim to promote meaningful and effective AI governance in the United States and around the world. As part of their voluntary commitments, the companies plan to report system vulnerabilities, use digital watermarking for AI-generated content, and disclose technology flaws impacting fairness and bias.

The voluntary commitments released by the White House aim to improve various aspects of AI development:

  • Safety: Companies commit to internal and external red-teaming of models or systems to identify misuse, societal risks, and national security concerns.
  • Security: Investments in cybersecurity and insider threat safeguards will protect proprietary and unpublished model weights.
  • Trust: Develop and deploy mechanisms for users to understand whether audio or visual content is AI-generated, publicly report model capabilities and limitations, and prioritize research on societal risks posed by AI systems.
  • Tackle society's biggest challenges: Companies will develop and deploy cutting-edge AI systems to help solve critical problems such as mitigating climate change, detecting cancer early, and combating cyber threats.

These immediate steps are intended to address potential risks while waiting for Congress to pass AI regulations. Critics argue that merely pledging to act responsibly may not be enough to hold these companies accountable.

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  • Leading AI companies like OpenAI, Amazon, Google, Meta, and Microsoft are making voluntary commitments to improve AI safety, security, and trustworthiness, in an initiative coordinated by the White House.
  • The commitments focus on safety (identifying misuse and risks), security (investing in cybersecurity), and trust (disclosing AI-generated content and reporting capabilities), while also tackling societal challenges like climate change and early cancer detection.
  • Critics argue that these voluntary pledges may not be enough to hold companies accountable, emphasizing the need for Congress to pass AI regulations.
Online journalist Matthias is the co-founder and publisher of THE DECODER. He believes that artificial intelligence will fundamentally change the relationship between humans and computers.
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