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Where 2016 US Presidential Contenders Stand On Tech Issues

From fighting terror with tech to backing net neutrality to worrying about AI, here's a look at what some of the 2016 US Presidential hopefuls have on their tech agendas.
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Donald J. Trump: Nervous About AI

Donald Trump, like his fellow Republican candidates, is against net neutrality. 

While his official site doesn't address his positions on technology, he told Breitbart in an October interview that he believes the NSA should be given as much leeway as possible, without violating the Fourth Amendment; that cybersecurity is a constant battle in which the United States has done 'a fairly good job'; and that artificial intelligence creators should consider the ethical and moral consequences of their activities. 

'I have always been concerned about the social breakdown of our culture caused by technology,' Trump noted, adding that he's confident that 'we will find a balance.' 
(Image: EdStock/iStockphoto)

Donald J. Trump: Nervous About AI

Donald Trump, like his fellow Republican candidates, is against net neutrality.

While his official site doesn't address his positions on technology, he told Breitbart in an October interview that he believes the NSA should be given as much leeway as possible, without violating the Fourth Amendment; that cybersecurity is a constant battle in which the United States has done "a fairly good job"; and that artificial intelligence creators should consider the ethical and moral consequences of their activities.

"I have always been concerned about the social breakdown of our culture caused by technology," Trump noted, adding that he's confident that "we will find a balance."

(Image: EdStock/iStockphoto)

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2/27/2016 | 5:25:52 PM
Re: Artificial intelligence
> but I am not sure if he is aware of ... cybersecurity?

To be fair, what President has?
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2/21/2016 | 11:17:48 AM
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And, of course, Donald Trump has been very vocal about Apple refusing to create a back door for the San Bernardino phone.


Hey, where's Libertarian candidate John McAfee on here?
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