Tag: Censorship

  • AI Harm Report: Iowa’s Book Ban Implementation Illustrates How New Tech Enables Bad Policy 

    August 31, 2023

    EPIC Senior Counsels Calli Schroeder and Ben Winters explain how generative AI takes the already-bad practice of book banning and makes it worse. Book banning is bad enough when it’s humans deciding which content should be censored. Leaving that determination to generative AI opens the door for a program—one that is unable to accurately read context—to irrationally limit what we are able to access and engage with.

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