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US FTC warns Congress that artificial intelligence can drive privacy violations, 'commercial surveillance'

By Mike Swift
  • 16 Jun 2022 22:34
  • 16 Jun 2022 22:34
The US Federal Trade Commission told Congress that artificial intelligence tools are not a panacea for the litany of harms besetting online platforms such as fake news, child pornography and violent or other illegal content, and that lawmakers should not promote its use without “guardrails.”

The FTC report (see here), approved today in

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Mike Swift

Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent

Mike Swift is an award-winning journalist who has been at the forefront of covering data, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory news for more than a decade. As the Chief Global Digital Risk Correspondent for MLex, in addition to reporting, he coordinates MLex’s worldwide coverage in the practice area. Formerly chief Internet reporter for the San Jose Mercury News and, Mike has covered Google, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Twitter and other tech companies and has closely tracked technology and regulatory trends in Silicon Valley. He has wide ranging expertise from the business of professional sports to computer-assisted reporting. A former John S. Knight Fellow at Stanford University, he is a graduate of Colby College.

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