Security Minister Tom Tugendhat has said it is too late to suspend or halt the development of artificial intelligence (AI) because of fears about how it will be used.
Italy last month said it would temporarily block the AI software ChatGPT because of unlawful data collection and problems in its age verification system.
But Tugendhat, speaking at the CyberUK conference in Belfast, said: “Given the stakes, we can all understand the calls to stop AI development altogether. But the genie won’t go back in the bottle any more than we can write laws against maths.”
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