Inside AI Policy

June 15, 2024

Stanford technologists warn DOJ’s antitrust officials of regulatory threat to open-source AI

By Mariam Baksh / May 31, 2024

Leading entrepreneurial artificial intelligence scholars in Silicon Valley voiced concerns to a senior Department of Justice official about the consequences for innovation and accountability of limiting access to “open-source” AI models, an approach to regulating the technology that is advancing in Congress.

“I've been really surprised at the intensity of the lobbying to shut down open source,” said Andrew Ng, who founded DeepLearning.AI, Landing AI and Coursera, is a general partner at AI Fund, and is an adjunct professor at...


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