Promoting innovation, preventing abuse, protecting basic rights: the EU Commission’s draft law on the regulation of artificial intelligence attempts to achieve this balancing act.
Certain areas of application, such as the real-time evaluation of camera data for face recognition or social scoring, are to be strictly regulated or prohibited entirely. Further applications are categorized according to their social risk potential. The top priority is the transparency of how AI-supported programs work
The legislative process could take up to two years, as all EU parliaments as well as the member states have to approve the draft.