Inside AI Policy

April 12, 2024

Industry standards groups urge against excluding countries from global processes

By Charlie Mitchell / April 2, 2024

The United States, after several years of neglect, is racing to ensure China will not dominate international standards-setting processes for artificial intelligence and advanced technologies, but tech sector and standards-development groups say it’s important that Beijing still participate in the bodies developing the standards.

“One characteristic of the international standardization system that enables these benefits is openness,” the Telecommunications Industry Association says in comments to the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

“This necessarily means that other countries --...

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