US Lawmakers Introduce Bill to Stop AI-Controlled Nuclear Launches

  • Bipartisan US lawmakers from both chambers of Congress introduced a bill to prevent AI from launching nuclear weapons.
  • Department of Defense policy already states that a human must be “in the loop” for such decisions.
  • The new bill, the Block Nuclear Launch by Autonomous Artificial Intelligence Act, would codify this policy, preventing the use of federal funds for an automated nuclear launch without “meaningful human control.”


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