Tech Policy Press: Concerns Mount Over Social Media and 2024 Elections
September 28, 2023
So far, a coalition of ten civil society groups, including Accountable Tech, the Center for American Progress (CAP), and the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) have all signed onto the framework. To directly counter election manipulation, the coalition proposes prohibiting all use of generative AI or manipulated media to depict election irregularities, misrepresent public figures, or micro-target voters with ads generated using personal data, as well as requiring strong disclosure standards for any political ads that feature AI-generated content. Algorithmic systems that dictate users’ feeds could also be “opt-in” during election seasons, the coalition suggests.
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