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Tai: Getting ahead of domestic digital trade debate would be ‘malpractice’

December 7, 2023 at 3:54 PM
The U.S. lacks a robust regulatory infrastructure for rapidly evolving technology – for instance, artificial intelligence – that affects the overall economy, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai said on Thursday, arguing that getting out ahead of domestic debates and decisions on digital trade would be “massive malpractice.” In particular, she said, the release of ChatGPT-4, the generative AI chatbot, was “a wake-up call for many of us.” USTR in October announced it would withdraw its support for digital trade proposals...

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