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Google's new union is outraged as the firm investigates a second AI ethicist: 'Being targeted by one of the world's largest corporations is terrifying.'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The newly formed Alphabet Workers Union has hit out at Google after the firm confirmed it was investigating another senior AI ethicist within its ranks.
On Wednesday, the tech giant told Insider it had suspended the corporate account of Margaret Mitchell , a lead on its ethical AI team. The firm said she had downloaded and shared thousands of sensitive documents with external accounts.
The news was first reported by Dr. Timnit Gebru, who previously co-led Google's ethical AI division alongside Mitchell, but left the company at the end of last year after she said she...
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