In recent months, artificial intelligence (AI) has captivated the attention of diverse audiences worldwide even more. ChatGPT, as an example, has become a popular conversation starter. This rapidly advancing technology has permeated various aspects of society, sparking debates and garnering attention in policy-making circles. The momentum behind AI is undeniable, and its increasing prevalence in discussions and policy debates signifies the transformative power it holds. In this issue, we explore how AI has gained significant traction and become a pivotal topic across different domains and outline AmCham Germany’s general position on digital policy.