The New York Times: Schumer Lays Out Process to Tackle A.I., Without Endorsing Specific Plans

June 21, 2023

“On the one hand, he is the most influential legislative figure to show some affirmative interest in this topic, and that is a positive step,” said Ben Winters, senior counsel with the Electronic Privacy Information Center, which advocates for comprehensive safeguards against potential dangers posed by artificial intelligence technology. But overall, Mr. Winters declared Mr. Schumer’s fresh-start approach “frustrating and disappointing,” expressing concern that “other stronger, more protective A.I. laws may get sidelined or delayed as the process plays out.”

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