The nonprofit AIandYou, which is partially funded by Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s philanthropy, is prioritizing demographics that overwhelmingly vote for Democrats and is pushing artificial intelligence (AI)’s “misconceptions” in the 2024 election. We have started a campaign regarding “Information”.
Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan’s Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) are listed as supporters of AIandYou on the group’s list Websiteand has donated $125,000 to the nonprofit organization since 2020. according to Save to grant database. AIandYou’s 2024 election “misinformation” awareness initiative will center “young voters of color and women” because of their electoral importance. according to For campaign announcements for non-profit organizations. (Related: AI giant run by big democracy donors reveals cutting-edge methods of online censorship)
This is the “first multicultural awareness campaign on AI and the 2024 elections,” the announcement states. “Awareness is created through a multimedia, multicultural campaign that educates voters about misinformation and how to leverage AI tools to extract votes.”
According to the announcement, these demographic trends are critical to ensuring electoral victory.
“The 2024 presidential election is expected to be decided by a minority of voters,” the report said. “Recent elections show that women and people of color contributed to electoral decisions.”
— AI and You (@AIandYou2) October 3, 2023
CZI previously spent hundreds of millions of dollars to Technology and Civic Life Center (CTCL) During the 2020 Election.
CTCL sent grants to about 2,500 election departments in 47 states ostensibly to help them administer elections during the coronavirus pandemic. But there were few guardrails governing how local offices spent their funds. according to To Vox. The grants drew fierce criticism from conservative watchdog groups and lawmakers alike, who saw the cash as a way to boost Democratic participation in elections.
According to AIandYou’s campaign announcement, the 2024 election will feature a historic “massive amount of disinformation” that will cause massive confusion among voters.
“This disinformation is expected to be used to sway voters, especially those participating in the electoral process for the first time,” the report said. “Now is the time to educate voters about how AI will impact her 2024 election. What’s at stake? Election.”
Besides CZI, Amazon is the only company listed as a supporter of AIandYou, according to the website.
This was announced by Never Back Down, a political action committee supporting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ candidacy for president. video An ad appeared in July that used AI to impersonate former President Donald Trump to attack the Republican governor of Iowa, but the technology has yet to be widely used in the 2024 presidential campaign. according to Go to Politico. But some election strategists and technology experts worry that it is inevitable that it will eventually become more widespread.
President Joe Biden’s administration is moving toward AI regulation that could include a government review of whether AI is spreading “misinformation, disinformation, or other misleading content.” and Alan Davidson, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information. claimed During April.
AIandYou, CZI and Amazon did not immediately respond to Daily Caller News Foundation requests for comment.
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