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'Worker Power Wins': Google Scraps Controversial AI Ethics Board After Widespread Outrage

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'Worker Power Wins': Google Scraps Controversial AI Ethics Board After Widespread Outrage

Jessica Corbett, staff writer

In a win for collective action, Google canceled an ethics advisory board on artificial intelligence that began to crumble after the appointment of a couple controversial members sparked outrage among thousands of employees, tech experts, and the public.

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All this tells me is that what little transparency there may have been into Google’s AI development is now gone. Instead of replacing board members with more ethically responsible members, they decided to just shut the entire thing down. All discussions and decisions will simply be done behind closed doors now. Not really sure why this is considered a “win” for the workers.

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