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.
Pedestrians walk inside newly installed “bike rack” barricades outside the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

How Congress can rein in data brokers

Know your customer rules are a first step to address the risks of sensitive data — including on U.S. military servicemembers — sold online.
A member of the Peoples Armed Police stands guard in front of the flag of the European Union at the European Delegation before a press conference by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on April 6, 2023 in Beijing, China. Von Der Leyen is on a two-day official visit to China and earlier in the day met with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Premier Li Qiang and other senior Chinese government officials (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Europe is trading security for digital sovereignty

A proposed EU cybersecurity regulation would isolate Europe from the global cybersecurity industry with unpredictable consequences.
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.