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U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY), Senate Rules Committee Chair Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) participate in a Rules Committee hearing. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

Three bills governing AI in elections pass Senate committee

The bills are aimed at protecting election integrity from the misuse of generative artificial intelligence.
A photo shows a frame of a video generated by a new intelligence artificial tool, dubbed “Sora”, unveiled by the company OpenAI, in Paris on February 16, 2024. OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT and image generator DALL-E, said it was testing a text-to-video model called Sora that would allow users to create realistic videos with a simple prompt. (Photo by Stefano RELLANDINI / AFP) (Photo by STEFANO RELLANDINI/AFP via Getty Images)

AI companies promise to protect our elections. Will they live up to their pledges?

Critics in government and industry want more transparency, reporting and accountability for recent industry promises around AI and elections.
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) speaks during a press conference on new legislation at the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 27, 2023 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Bipartisan House bill aims to prepare election workers for AI

The Preparing Election Administrators for AI Act is a companion bill to Senate legislation that will be marked up Wednesday.
The flags of China and the United States are displayed in front of the Forbidden City on November 9, 2017, in Beijing. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

US, China meeting this week to talk AI safety, risks

The Tuesday discussions in Geneva will cover “areas of concern” and “views on the technical risks,” per an administration official.
Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly testifies before a House Homeland Security Subcommittee, at the Rayburn House Office Building on April 28, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

CISA unveils guidelines for AI and critical infrastructure

The guidance for owners and operators in the 16 critical infrastructure sectors cover the opportunities and threats AI might pose.
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CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – JANUARY 23: Mae Hougo (L), a volunteer for U.S. Rep. Dean Phillips (D-MN), and Chuck Willing, a volunteer with the President Joe Biden write-in campaign, stand outside the polling place at The Barn at Bull Meadow during the New Hampshire presidential primary on January 23, 2024 in Concord, New Hampshire. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Democratic operative behind Biden AI robocall says lawsuit won’t ‘get anywhere’

Steve Kramer tells CyberScoop he hasn’t seen the lawsuit filed against him over the New Hampshire primary robocall, but it won’t be successful.
The street artist Andrea Villa installs an anti-war poster depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Joe Biden on April 16, 2024 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Stefano Guidi/Getty Images)

After a sleepy primary season, Russia enters 2024 U.S. election fray

Russian influence operations have picked up steam in the past two months, according to a Microsoft report.
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