Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, who even by Silicon Valley standards has extraordinarily close ties to the Democrat party, is stoking fears about AI-generated misinformation in the 2024 election.
The tech leader made his comments at the Aspen Ideas festival, an annual gathering of largely neoliberal policymakers and business leaders. Past speakers have included Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Madeleine Albright, and Bill Gates.
American Businessman Bill Gates attends a discussion during the ‘Munich Security Conference’ in Munich, Germany, Friday, Feb. 18, 2022. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during an event at Kuda village, in Little Rann of Kutch on February 6, 2023. (Photo by SAM PANTHAKY / AFP) (Photo by SAM PANTHAKY/AFP via Getty Images)
In his remarks, Schmidt warned that the upcoming presidential…