Inside AI Policy

May 24, 2024

Critics of AI export control bill emphasize safety dividend from open-source models

By Mariam Baksh / May 14, 2024

Stakeholders weighing in on a new bill with far-reaching export control provisions, and significant political backing, are pointing out its potential to harm open-source artificial intelligence development, which they say could make it harder to improve the safety of AI systems.

Introduced May 8 by House Foreign Affairs Chairman Michael McCaul (R-TX), the bipartisan H.R. 8315 -- the Enhancing National Frameworks for Overseas Restriction of Critical Exports, or ENFORCE Act -- is already scheduled for markup May 16.


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