AI technologies rely on mass surveillance, warns Whittaker

23/05/2024 | BARRON'S

Meredith Whittaker, President of Signal Foundation, has voiced her fears about the concerning level of control artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have over our lives. Whittaker pushed back against the enthusiasm coming from the VivaTech startup conference in Paris, saying that AI technologies require "huge amounts of data that are the derivatives of this mass surveillance business model that grew out of the 90s in the US, and has become the economic engine of the tech industry."

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