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Dec 10, 2023

Practical Actions You Can Take Against AI Risks: We can and should protect against current and likely future harmful AI effects. This chapter recommends practical, near-term risk reduction measures. I suggest actions for the general public, computer professionals, AI ethics and safety organizations, funders, and governments.

End Digital Surveillance: Databases of personal information collected via internet surveillance are a main resource for harmful AI. Eliminating them will alleviate multiple major risks. Technical and political approaches are both feasible.

José Luis Ricón’s “Set Sail For Fail? On AI risk”:

FTC Sues Kochava for Selling Data that Tracks People at Reproductive Health Clinics, Places of Worship, and Other Sensitive Locations:

Consumer Reports‘ “Security Planner”:

Wirecutter‘s “Every Step to Simple Online Security”:

Narwhal Academy’s Zebra Crossing:

Privacy Guides:

Installing a blocker is explicitly recommended by the FBI as a way to protect against cybercriminals:

The Electronic Frontier Foundation's page of actions you can take:

The European Digital Rights organization (EDRi) page of simple ways you can influence EU privacy legislation:

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