As with other technologies, there are new policy questions that arise with the use of AI, from governance frameworks, application areas, economic impact, and more. Learn more about our points of view on these and other concrete issues.
Our views on AI policy
General thoughts and views from Google on AI governance
This paper outlines key considerations for global policymakers developing regulatory frameworks for AI.
More accessible data can meaningfully help people and organizations, and we’re contributing by responsibly opening datasets, providing access to APIs and aggregated product data, and developing tools. We also consider trade-offs when opening up data, and we aim to balance sensitivities with the potential benefits of sharing.
Through the Google AI Impact Challenge, organizations from all around the world shared 2,602 ideas with us on how they want to use AI to address society’s toughest problems. Check out our new report that sheds light on the types of organization using AI for social good and their biggest opportunities and challenges.
Google responses to AI governance proposals
Official submissions and replies to government agencies
On October 15, 2020, Google submitted comments on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Draft NISTIR 8312: Four Principles of Explainable Artificial Intelligence.
On September 9, 2020 we submitted Google’s response to the European Commission’s consultation on the inception impact assessment on AI - ethical and legal requirements.
In January 2019 we responded to the Bureau of Industry and Security's Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Regarding the Review of Controls for Certain Emerging Technologies.
Responsible AI practices
The development of AI is creating new opportunities to improve the lives of people around the world, from business to healthcare to education. It is also raising new questions about the best way to build fairness, interpretability, privacy, and security into these systems.