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Department of Commerce (DOC)

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo testifies before the Senate Appropriations Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on April 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by CHIP SOMODEVILLA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Commerce launches AI safety consortium with more than 200 stakeholders

The consortium operates under NIST’s AI Safety Institute and will contribute to actions in Biden’s AI executive order, the agency said.
US Vice President Kamala Harris applauds as US President Joe Biden signs an executive order after delivering remarks on advancing the safe, secure, and trustworthy development and use of artificial intelligence, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on October 30, 2023. Biden issued an executive order October 30, 2023, on regulating artificial intelligence, aiming for the United States to “lead the way” in global efforts at managing the new technology’s risks, the White House said. The “landmark” order directs federal agencies to set new safety standards for AI systems and requires developers to “share their safety test results and other critical information with the US government,” according to a White House statement. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP) (Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images)

NIST seeks public input on its AI executive order requirements

The Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking information to aid its implementation of AI requirements in Biden’s recent executive order.
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