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 […]

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 […]

AI Act deal: Key safeguards and dangerous loopholes

AI Act deal: Key safeguards and dangerous loopholes Angela Müller and Matthias Spielkam have written this press release for Algorithm Watch. After a negotiation marathon in the global spotlight, EU lawmakers closed a deal late Friday night on the AI Act, the EU’s law on regulating the development and use of Artificial Intelligence systems. The […]

AI Act Trilogue Deal: Comments by Philipp Hacker

AI Act Trilogue Deal: Comments by Philipp Hacker Philipp Hacker, Professor of Law and Technology at ENS has written a comprehensive analysis on the AI Act deal on his LinkedIn Page. He writes: The political agreement on the AI Act is extremely important in a dual sense. First, it sends a strong signal that the […]

Artificial Intelligence Act: deal on comprehensive rules for trustworthy AI

Artificial Intelligence Act: deal on comprehensive rules for trustworthy AI This is a press release from the European Parliament published on 09 December 2023. MEPs reached a political deal with the Council on a bill to ensure AI in Europe is safe, respects fundamental rights and democracy, while businesses can thrive and expand.  On Friday, […]

AI Act: EU policymakers nail down rules on AI models, butt heads on law enforcement

AI Act: EU policymakers nail down rules on AI models, butt heads on law enforcement This article is authored by Luca Bertuzzi for Euractiv. After 22 hours of intense negotiations, EU policymakers found a provisional agreement on the rules for the most powerful AI models, but strong disagreement in the law enforcement chapter forced the […]

The EU AI Act and its Potential Impact on Enterprises Harnessing the Power of AI

The EU AI Act and its Potential Impact on Enterprises Harnessing the Power of AI Artificial intelligence (AI) systems have been widely adopted across sectors as well as applications. Accordingly, regulatory frameworks aimed at addressing and governing risks associated with these systems have followed the same trends. The most prominent and comprehensive example of such […]

EDPS’ Final Recommendations on the AI Act

EDPS’ Final Recommendations on the AI Act The EDPS (European Data Protection Supervisor) published today its own-initiative Opinion on the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) as this proposed Regulation enters the final stages of negotiations between the EU’s co-legislators. The AI Act aims to regulate the development and use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems in the EU, […]

EU AI Act nearing agreement despite three key roadblocks

EU AI Act nearing agreement despite three key roadblocks In this article published on euronews, its author Jeremy Fleming-Jones, writes about nearing agreement on the EU AI Act despite the three stumbling blocks, as the fifth round of negotiations have started on October 24th. First there is the issue of various exemptions sought by the […]

The European AI Liability Directives

The European AI Liability Directives: Critique of a Half-Hearted Approach and Lessons for the Future This article, authored by Philipp Hacker, Chair of Law and Ethics of the Digital Society @ European University Viadriana, has been recently published in Computer Law & Security Review (51). Abstract: The optimal liability framework for AI systems remains an unsolved problem across the […]