- Electronic Frontier Foundation
- Award Date:
- To support work on artificial intelligence led by Peter Eckersley.
The Open Philanthropy Project awarded a grant of $199,000 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation to enable it to carry out some preliminary work on policy-relevant questions related to progress in artificial intelligence, led by Peter Eckersley. Open Philanthropy believes that Dr. Eckersley’s background, which includes policy and advocacy work on technology-related topics, makes him a good candidate to do this type of work.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is an international organization working to protect digital rights. This grant falls within Open Philanthropy's work on potential risks from advanced artificial intelligence.