National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan (2nd L), US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (3rd L) and US President Joe Biden (4th L) listen to Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they join a meeting of the Israeli war cabinet in Tel Aviv on October 18, 2023. (Photo by Brendan SMIALOWSKI / AFP)

Israeli influence operation highlights global disinformation industry

An Israeli firm identified by Meta and OpenAI last week is an example of a burgeoning industry offering influence-for-hire services.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella (R) greets OpenAI CEO Sam Altman during the OpenAI DevDay event on November 06, 2023 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State-backed hackers are experimenting with OpenAI models 

Microsoft and OpenAI say hackers from China, Iran, North Korea and Russia are exploring the use of large language models in their operations. 
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House on March 1, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

US and UK release guidelines for secure AI development

Washington and London want developers and users of machine learning tools to devote more resources toward security.
Samuel Altman, CEO of OpenAI, is sworn in during a Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law oversight hearing to examine artificial intelligence, on Capitol Hill on May 16, 2023. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images)

Safeguarding data is our best hope to control AI

Congress shouldn't let myopic anticipation of the future be the enemy of the opportunities to build critical data policy now.
Students raised their hands for a question as OpenAI Chief Executive Officer Sam Altman looks on during an event at Keio University on June 12 in Tokyo. (Photo by Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images)

OpenAI lawsuit reignites privacy debate over data scraping

The lawsuit against the generative AI company raises questions about the legal grey area of web scraping in the United States.