Google dissolves artificial intelligence ethics board in response to outcry

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (KGO) -- Google is getting rid of its controversial artificial intelligence ethics council, a little more than a week after announcing it.

More than 2,000 Google employees demanded the removal of Kay Coles James from the group.

James is president of The Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank group that has openly opposed LGBT rights.

The Heritage Foundation could not immediately be reached for comment.
Copyright © 2021 KGO-TV. All Rights Reserved.