EU Issues New AI Rules! How Will That Impact the World?

21 February 2020 Internet, IT & e-Discovery Blog Blog
Authors: Peter Vogel

Venturebeat.com reported that “the EU wants to amass data gathered in such sectors as manufacturing, transportation, energy, and health care that can be leveraged to develop AI for the public good and to accelerate Europe’s own startups.”  The February 17, 2020 article entitled “EU’s new AI rules will focus on ethics and transparency” included comments:

Europe has in recent years sought to emphasize fairness and ethics when it comes to tech policy.

Now it’s taking that approach a step further by introducing rules about transparency around data-gathering for technologies like AI and facial recognition.

These systems would require human oversight and audits,…

And these comments from Mark Zukerberg (Facebook):

We need more oversight and accountability,

People need to feel that global technology platforms answer to someone, so regulation should hold companies accountable when they make mistakes.

This may lead other countries to consider managing AI!

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