SIIA’s Expert Testimony on AI before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts

Chris Mohr, President of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), addressed the House Committee on the Judiciary regarding  Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Intellectual Property on February 2, 2024.

Mohr emphasizes the need for AI accountability, governance, and respect for Intellectual Property Rights.

Mohr highlights the potential risks of AI misuse, urging Congress to consider existing federal and state laws before introducing new legislation. Mohr emphasizes the preemptive nature of Section 301 of the Copyright Act and advocates against broadening copyright protection.

Mohr discusses existing legal remedies, such as state rights of publicity and common law privacy torts, as effective tools for protecting individuals. SIIA encourages targeted legislation to address specific privacy concerns related to AI, emphasizing collaboration for balanced solutions without overly broad measures.

Watch Chris Mohr’s testimony HERE

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