Transcript: Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Oversight of AI

Sam Altman, CEO, OpenAI Today the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law hosted a hearing titled “Oversight of A.I.: Rules for Artificial Intelligence.” Witnesses included: Samuel Altman, CEO, OpenAI Christina Montgomery, Chief Privacy & Trust Officer, IBM Gary Marcus, Professor Emeritus, New York University What follows is a rush transcript. Check the video of the hearing to confirm quotes. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT): Now for some introductory remarks. “Too often we have seen what happens when technology outpaces regulation, the unbridled exploitation of personal data, the proliferation of disinformation, and the deepening of societal inequalities. We have seen how algorithmic biases can perpetuate discrimination and prejudice, and how the lack of transparency can undermine public trust. This is not the future we want.” If you were listening from home, you might have thought that voice was mine and the words from me, but in fact, that voice was not mine. The words were not mine. And the audio was an AI voice cloning software trained on my floor speeches. The remarks were written by ChatGPT when it was asked how I would open this hearing. And you heard just now the result I asked ChatGPT, why did you pick those themes and that content? And it answered. And I’m quoting, Blumenthal has a strong record in advocating for consumer protection and civil rights. He has been vocal about issues such as data privacy and the potential for discrimination in algorithmic decision making. Therefore, the statement…Transcript: Senate Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing on Oversight of AI