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Soros Warns China Uses Algos to Find Threats to One-Party Rule

  • Criticizes President Xi Jinping as danger to democracies
  • Billionaire also blasts Russia and technology companies
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Soros Warns of China's Use of AI, Calls Xi Most Dangerous Opponent to Open Society
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Billionaire George Soros warned of the “mortal danger” of China’s use of artificial intelligence to repress its citizens under the leadership of Xi Jinping, whom he called the most dangerous opponent of democracies.

“The instruments of control developed by artificial intelligence give an inherent advantage of totalitarian regimes over open societies,” the 88-year-old said on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “China is not the only authoritarian regime in the world but it’s undoubtedly the wealthiest, strongest and most developed in machine learning and artificial intelligence.”