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Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace

Ryan Lovelace is a political reporter for The Washington Times with a focus on covering the advocacy groups in Washington. He also covers technology and cyber issues. He previously reported for American Lawyer Media and covered politics and the Supreme Court for the Washington Examiner. He can be reached at

Articles by Ryan Lovelace

Vice President Kamala Harris, left, speaks at a news conference with Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass about the I-10 freeway, which was closed by an underpass fire on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023, in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov. 19. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Kamala Harris evades questions about banning TikTok

Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday wriggled around answering whether she supports banning TikTok, the China-founded social media platform whose popularity has skyrocketed while concerns have swelled. Published November 29, 2023

A giant eye is displayed at a booth during Security China 2023 in Beijing, on June 9, 2023. After years of breakneck growth, China's security and surveillance industry is now focused on shoring up its vulnerabilities to the United States and other outside actors, worried about risks posed by hackers, advances in artificial intelligence and pressure from rival governments. The renewed emphasis on self-reliance, combating fraud and hardening systems against hacking was on display at the recent Security China exhibition in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Lawmakers want new Western alliance for AI to counter China

A bipartisan pair of House lawmakers concerned about China's advancements in artificial intelligence want Western nations to form a special alliance to prevent the communist country from winning a tech advantage. Published November 21, 2023

President Joe Biden greets China's President President Xi Jinping at the Filoli Estate in Woodside, Calif., Wednesday, Nov, 15, 2023, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative conference. (Doug Mills/The New York Times via AP, Pool)

Biden’s collaboration with China on AI comes under fire

President Biden's planned work with China on artificial intelligence rules is facing pressure from critics warning that the communist government cannot be trusted and from allies looking to steer future cooperation. Published November 16, 2023

The OpenAI logo is seen on a mobile phone in front of a computer screen displaying output from ChatGPT, Tuesday, March 21, 2023, in Boston. President Joe Biden’s administration wants stronger measures to test the safety of artificial intelligence tools such as ChatGPT before they are publicly released, though it hasn’t decided if the government will have a role in doing the vetting. The U.S. Commerce Department on Tuesday, April 11, said it will spend the next 60 days fielding opinions on the possibility of AI audits, risk assessments and other measures that could ease consumer concerns about these new systems. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) ** FILE **

Pentagon experiments find generative AI easy to exploit

Powerful artificial intelligence models are easier to exploit than people know, and generative tools are not ready for prime time in the military, according to Defense Department officials. Published November 3, 2023