A round up of all the latest news updates and press releases from Accountable Tech.
Forbes: "Nicole Gill, the executive director and co-founder of the group Accountable Tech, penned an op-ed for Fast Company last week where she compared Altman to Meta’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg writing: 'Lawmakers appear poised to trust Altman to self-regulate under the guise of "innovation," even as the speed of AI is ringing alarm bells for technologists, academics, civil society, and yes, even lawmakers.'"
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Statement on Elon Musk’s Embrace of Ron DeSantis: “Companies that give ad money to Twitter might as well be cutting a check to the DeSantis campaign”
U.S. Senators Demand Google Answer for Abortion Lies Revealed by Accountable Tech Research
Accountable Tech On Minnesota Legislature’s Failure to Pass the Age Appropriate Design Code
AP: "But since he took over, Musk has reinstated notorious election deniers, overhauled Twitter’s verification system and gutted much of the staff that had been responsible for moderating posts. Those choices have allowed falsehoods to flourish, said Jesse Lehrich, co-founder of Accountable Tech, a nonprofit watchdog group."
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NPR: "'I have an anxiety disorder, and I have OCD,' Lembke told Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., in March 2022, during a roundtable hosted by the nonprofit Accountable Tech. 'I was never warned that entering these online platforms would only amplify the things that I already struggle with.'"
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The Messenger: "Congress’s slowness to deal with those and other major issues related to Big Tech 'certainly undermines our ability to now grapple with something like generative AI, which is moving at such a rapid pace,' said Jesse Lehrich, co-founder and senior advisor at Accountable Tech, a tech watchdog group. "
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Politico: "Nicole Gill, executive director of tech watchdog group Accountable Tech, said the companies 'are directly lobbying Congress and state legislatures to do absolutely nothing to regulate them. And they’re doing this at the detriment to our children.''"
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