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Human Rights: MIT Says ‘No’ to Chinese AI Contract

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has canceled a research contract with iFLYTEK, an AI (artificial intelligence) firm from China that has been involved in activities linked to human rights violations against Uyghurs and other communities. A 2018 White House report warned that iFLYTEK is a Chinese startup supporting the modernization of the country’s military. ...

Jack Roberts

Massachusettes Institute of Technology.