Inside AI Policy

February 24, 2024

California bill would codify upcoming NIST AI safety standards into state law

By Curt Barry / February 9, 2024

A California state senator has introduced legislation that would codify into state law standards for the safe and secure use of large-scale artificial intelligence to be developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s recently established AI Safety Institute.

Large-scale AI “gives us an opportunity to apply hard lessons learned over the last decade, as we’ve seen the consequences of allowing the unchecked growth of new technology without evaluating, understanding, or mitigating the risks,” said Sen. Scott Wiener (D)...


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