The AI Act is approved by EU committees
What is the aim of rules that ensure?
The European Parliament’s Internal Market and Civil Liberties Committees have approved the AI Act, new transparency and risk-management guidelines for artificial intelligence systems. Since these are the first AI regulations ever, they represent a significant advancement in the development of AI regulation in Europe. The regulations are designed to make sure AI systems are non-discriminatory, transparent, traceable, and safe.
Which is the state that we are now in AI regulations?
We are about to enact historic legislation that will need to withstand the test of time. Building public confidence in AI research is essential, as is establishing Europe’s approach to dealing with the unprecedented changes now under way and guiding the political discussion on AI on a worldwide scale.
How the rules are created?
In accordance with the degree of danger that the AI system may produce, the rules create obligations for suppliers and users. AI systems that offer an unacceptable level of risk to people’s safety, such as those that use subliminal or intentionally manipulative tactics, prey on people’s weaknesses, or are employed in social scoring, would be outlawed.
The list of prohibited AI practises was also significantly modified by MEPs, adding prohibitions on intrusive and discriminatory uses of AI systems, such as real-time remote biometric identification systems in public spaces, post-remote biometric identification systems (except for law enforcement purposes), biometric categorization systems using sensitive characteristics, predictive policing systems, emotion recognition systems in law enforcement, border management, and employment.