Sam Altman, CEO of OpenAI, the team who created GPT4, is aware of the risks of AI and knew them 8 years ago, as shown in the blog post linked below.
I don’t know if this makes him a good person to be holding the key to this technology or not. He knew, and went ahead anyway… I suspect he thought things would move more slowly. But at least he doesn’t dismiss the dangers and he might support a meaningful pause. If he open-sourced this tech, then he would undoubtedly be giving control to people less reliable and less aware of the risks than himself.