Vast Majority of US voters of All Political Affiliations Support President Biden’s Executive Order on AI
69% of American voters—including 64% of Republicans and 65% of Independents—support the executive order while just 15% oppose it
AIPI’s analysis—drawn from a Goldman Sachs report released earlier this year—estimates the number of jobs significantly exposed to AI automation and provides a state-by-state breakdown of job exposure.
Poll Finds Most Americans Oppose Nvidia Selling High-Performance Chips to China, Support Antitrust Measures
More than 70% of US adults disapprove of Nvidia selling high-performance computer chips to China, and 63% support implementing anti-trust measures on the company, a new survey shows.
The attributes delineated below serve as fundamental considerations for the development and evaluation of effective AI governance policies. While it is difficult for a single piece of legislation to embody all of these attributes, they nonetheless offer a meaningful framework for shaping responsible and effective policy.
“As we’re asking these poll questions and getting such lopsided results, it’s honestly a little bit surprising to me to see how lopsided it is,” Daniel Colson, the executive director of the AI Policy Institute, told me. “There’s actually quite a large disconnect between a lot of the elite discourse or discourse in the labs and what the American public wants.”
Overwhelming Majority of Voters Believe Tech Companies Should be Liable for Harm Caused by AI Models, Favor Reducing AI Proliferation and Law Requiring Political Ad Disclose Use of AI
A new poll shows 73% of voters believe AI companies should be held liable for harms from technology they create, 67% think the AI models’ power should be restricted, and 65% believe keeping AI out of the hands of bad actors is more important than providing AI’s benefits to everyone
Poll Shows Voters Oppose Open Sourcing AI Models, Support Regulatory Representation on Boards, and Say AI Risks Outweigh Benefits
Voters oppose open sourcing powerful AI models by 2:1 margin, 71% of voters say the potential risks of AI are greater than its potential benefits, and 66% of voters believe AI companies should be required to have a board seat designated for government regulators, a September 13th AIPI survey shows
Because of the scale of computing systems needed to produce a super-intelligent AI, Colson argues such endeavors would be easy for governments to monitor and regulate.
“I see that science experiment as being too dangerous to run,” he said.
The recent poll conducted by the Artificial Intelligence Policy Institute (AIPI) paints a clear picture: the American public is not only concerned but demanding a more cautious and regulated approach to AI.
Majority of voters support government policies on AI, 76% want AI-generated images to be marked with proof they were generated by a computer, and 60% believe AI systems used for military purposes should be subject to international regulation in a similar way that nuclear weapons are, a new survey shows