Artificial Intelligence Act: MEPs adopt landmark law

Artificial Intelligence Act: MEPs adopt landmark law This article is written by Yasmina Yakimova and Janne Ojamo for European Parliament News. On Wednesday, Parliament approved the Artificial Intelligence Act that ensures safety and compliance with fundamental rights, while boosting innovation.  The regulation, agreed in negotiations with member states in December 2023, was endorsed by MEPs with 523 […]

Global AI Law and Policy Tracker

Global AI Law and Policy Tracker Countries worldwide are designing and implementing AI governance legislation and policies commensurate to the velocity and variety of proliferating AI-powered technologies. Efforts include the development of comprehensive legislation, focused legislation for specific use cases, national AI strategies or policies, and voluntary guidelines and standards. There is no standard approach […]

What does the EU AI Act mean for Affective Computing and Emotion AI?

What does the EU AI Act mean for Affective Computing and Emotion AI? This article is written by Michel Valstar on his LinkedIn blog. The EU AI Act will heavily affect innovation and commercialisation of affective computing in the EU. Despite talk of having measures to support innovation, the EU AI Act will seriously stifle […]

2024 BRIEF overview on LLM / “foundation models” / 2023’s version of “AI”

2024 BRIEF overview on LLM / “foundation models” / 2023’s version of “AI” This article is taken as is from the blog of Prof. Joanna Bryson. History: In 2023, the EU was consolidating its legislation called “The AI Act” (or AI Regulation.) Despite the fact that this is a fairly boring piece of legislation just […]

News: Committees Confirm Landmark Agreement on AI Act

News: Committees Confirm Landmark Agreement on AI Act MEPs have endorsed at committee level the provisional agreement on the Artificial Intelligence Act that ensures safety and complies with fundamental rights. On Tuesday, 13th February, the Internal Market and Civil Liberties Committees voted 71-8 (7 abstentions) to approve the result of negotiations with the member states on the […]

On EU AI Office

On EU AI Office Assimakis Komninos, a partner at White and Case LLP, writes about the establishment of EU AI Office on his LinkedIn post. He writes: One particular development that has gone relatively unnoticed is the publication last week by the European Commission of its Decision establishing the European Artificial Intelligence Office (AI Office). So what […]

Leaked EU AI Act is ‘a wake-up call for organisations’

Leaked EU AI Act is ‘a wake-up call for organisations’ This article was written by Thomas Macaulay for The Next Web. A leak of the EU’s AI Act removes doubts about its adoption, but critics fear that the plans will inhibit innovation. All 892 pages of the final version were published on Monday by Euractiv tech editor […]

Japan’s Approach to AI Regulation and Its Impact on the 2023 G7 Presidency

Japan’s Approach to AI Regulation and Its Impact on the 2023 G7 Presidency This report was authored by Hiroki Habuka and published on Center for Strategic and International Studies. Artificial intelligence (AI) is making significant changes to our businesses and daily lives. While AI brings dramatic solutions to societal problems, its unpredictable nature, unexplainability, and […]

EU prepares to push back on private sector carve-out from international AI treaty

EU prepares to push back on private sector carve-out from international AI treaty This article was written by Luca Bertuzzi and published on Euractiv. The European Commission is preparing to push back on a US-led attempt to exempt the private sector from the world’s first international treaty on Artificial Intelligence while pushing for as much […]

A judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU endangers “scoring” algorithms

A judgment of the Court of Justice of the EU endangers “scoring” algorithms This article is originally published in French on Euractive France by Théophane Hartmann. The following text is a translated version of the original text and may contain errors. The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled on Thursday, December 7, […]