Calif. bill seeks to secure personal data protections from AI

‘Data digesters’ would register with a state agency and report the information it used to help train its system.
California Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D) (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California Assemblymember Rebecca Bauer-Kahan (D) introduced a first-of-its-kind bill to require artificial intelligence systems to register with the state if they train their models using personal consumer data.

The legislation would build upon California’s existing data broker registration law and comes as state lawmakers across the country take steps to regulate AI in the absence of congressional action.

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