Nathan Turner

Engineering Manager

The US House of Representatives has implemented a strict prohibition on the use of Microsoft's AI-based chatbot, Copilot, by its staffers. This decision was made after the Office of Cybersecurity identified potential risks associated with the application, particularly the threat of leaking sensitive House data to cloud services that have not been approved by the House. The ban encompasses the removal and blocking of Copilot from all House Windows devices. This move reflects the House's ongoing efforts to navigate the internal use of AI technologies while also working on regulations for the rapidly evolving AI sector. Previously, in June of the previous year, the House had already restricted...