The New York Times reports on the Trump administration’s willingness to work with other countries and organizations to address privacy and artificial intelligence issues. The White House began to consult with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development on guidelines for artificial intelligence, while it has also fielded comments on a federal U.S. privacy law. Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Julie Brill said the Trump administration has “moved from indifference to engagement. It certainly has been welcome.” The shift comes as laws have popped up created to follow the EU General Data Protection Regulation. “Europe is saying, ‘We’re in charge,’ defining the global rules in the next iteration of the digital economy,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology Internet Policy Engineering Initiative Director Daniel Weitzner said. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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