Press Release

Primer: AI Governance Frameworks

In a new primer, Technology and Innovation Policy Analyst Joshua Levine discusses recent developments in artificial intelligence (AI), where these technologies are already having an impact and potential areas of future disruption, and how domestic and international policymakers and organizations are thinking of regulating AI.

Key points:

  • The proliferation and popularity of AI systems such as ChatGPT-4, DALLE-2, and Stable Diffusion have raised questions about what AI is, how it will impact people’s lives, and whether it is safe.
  • Congress and the Biden Administration, as well as their international counterparts, have begun to propose and enact various frameworks to address the potential benefits and harms of AI-powered products and services.
  • These frameworks generally fall into one of two models – a flexible, pro-innovation approach and a precautionary approach, which attempts to anticipate and proactively mitigate potential harms.

Read the analysis