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 […]

Everybody wants to audit AI, but nobody knows how

Everybody wants to audit AI, but nobody knows how This article is authored by Ryan Heath for Axios. Some legislators and experts are pushing independent auditing of AI systems to minimize risks and build trust. Why it matters: Consumers don’t trust big tech to self-regulate and government standards may come slowly or never. The big picture: Failure to manage […]

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 […]

Biden Economic Adviser Elizabeth Kelly Picked to Lead AI Safety Testing Body

Biden Economic Adviser Elizabeth Kelly Picked to Lead AI Safety Testing Body This article was written by Will Henshall for Time. Elizabeth Kelly, formerly an economic policy adviser to President Joe Biden, has been named as director of the newly formed U.S. Artificial Intelligence Safety Institute (USAISI), U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday. “For […]

UK’s House of Lords Report on LLMs

UK’s House of Lords Report on LLMs Martin Ebers, President of the Robotics and AI Law Society, writes about UK’s House of Lords report on Large Language Models (LLMs) in one of his LinkedIn post. He writes: The Government’s approach to Artificial Intelligence and large language models (LLMs) has become too focused on a narrow […]

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 […]