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Judge blocks federal officials from contacting tech companies

A judge has blocked the Biden administration and other federal officials from communicating with social media companies in a case that could have far-reaching implications. On Tuesday, a Trump-appointed judge granted the state attorneys general in Louisiana and Missouri a temporary injunction against the federal government, reports The Washington Post. The two Republican lawyers sued […]

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Senate bill would hold AI companies liable for harmful content

Politicians think they have a way to hold companies accountable for troublesome generative AI: take away their legal protection. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Josh Hawley have introduced a No Section 230 Immunity for AI Act that, as the name suggests, would prevent OpenAI, Google and similar firms from using the Communications Decency Act’s Section 230

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TikTok creators sue Montana over statewide ban of the app

One day after Montana Governor signed the first statewide ban on TikTok into law, the measure is already facing a legal challenge. Five TikTok creators are suing in an effort to block the ban from taking effect. In court filings, lawyers representing the TikTok creators say the ban is unconstitutional and that it violates their

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Vice President Harris tells tech CEOs they have a moral responsibility to safeguard AI

The Biden administration may be funding AI research, but it’s also hoping to keep companies accountable for their behavior. Vice President Kamala Harris has met the CEOs of Alphabet (Google’s parent), Microsoft, OpenAI and Anthropic in a bid to get more safeguards for AI. Private firms have an “ethical, moral and legal responsibility” to make

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