The Trump administration has signed agreements with several companies, including Adobe, IBM, Nvidia, Cohere, Palantir, Salesforce, Scale AI, and Stability AI, making them sign voluntary agreements that pledge to develop safe, secure, and trustworthy AI.
These agreements are voluntary, so there is no punishment if the companies fail to follow through.
In a press release, the White House said the companies have agreed to create internal and external testing of AI systems before commercial release, invest in safeguards to protect model weights, and share information to manage risks with governments, civil society, and academia.
They also agree to allow third-party reporting of vulnerabilities, watermark AI-generated material, publicly report risks associated with their AI systems, research societal risks, and develop AI systems to help address society’s greatest challenges.”
The Biden administration consulted with leaders from several countries to help develop these commitments.
AI has been a big focus of the Biden administration as it seeks to balance safety