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Lords: UK Could be World Leader in “Ethical” AI

The UK could be a world-leader in artificial intelligence (AI) if it puts ethics first, according to a new House of Lords report — with experts claiming the technology could also help combat cybersecurity challenges. The Lords select committee’s reportAI in the UK: ready, willing and able?, argued that by taking a proactive role in the development of the new technology, the UK could boost its economy and help to mitigate any associated risks and “misuse.” The committee recommended AI tech be developed on five principles. It said it should be designed “for the common good and benefit of humanity” and that “the autonomous power to hurt, destroy or deceive human beings should never be vested in artificial intelligence.”

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Infosecurity Magazine

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