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Esportare lo stato di sorveglianza attraverso il commercio di IA (fonte: Brookings)

Martin BerajaAndrew KaoDavid Y. Yang, and Noam Yuchtman

Artificial intelligence (AI) technology has been hailed as the basis for a “fourth industrial revolution” that will drive economic growth in the years to come. But the technology has also brought new challenges to the fore. It might undermine democracies, enhance autocrats’ aims of social control, and empower “surveillance capitalists.”  In China in particular, facial recognition AI supports its surveillance state, and frontier innovation in this technology has benefited from access to large-scale government datasets and government demand.

Exporting the surveillance state via trade in AI (