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Europe kickstarts an AI regulatory enforcement clash; and carmakers’ data-collection caution
11 February 2022 00:00
The Artificial Intelligence Act is still on the EU’s legislative drawing board, but the debate over how the new law will be enforced has already begun. National data-protection authorities say they’re best placed to police the new rules; but some governments in the bloc are already starting to set up designated AI regulators — a move that may hamper coordinated EU oversight. Also on today’s podcast: Why the makers of connected cars aren’t keen to emulate the crash-or-crash-through approach to data collection embraced by digital platforms.
EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act is yet in sight, but businesses are starting to get an idea of how enforcement might look
As Big Tech continues to face a regulatory backlash from years of unchecked harvesting of data, carmakers
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James, an Australian journalist with over 25 years’ experience in print and electronic media, helps to oversee MLex’s coverage of regulatory risk in Asia, with special attention to Australia and New Zealand. In 2016, James was appointed as MLex’s managing editor for continental Europe, overseeing the Brussels bureau’s coverage of EU regulatory affairs and managing a team of 16 journalists in Brussels and Geneva. Previously James worked for the European Voice newspaper, before joining the... Read more
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