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The EU and UK explore different AI regulatory models, while keeping one eye on innovation
31 March 2023 00:00
Whether it’s the enormous — even subversive — potential of the GPTChat program, or the “Balenciaga Pope” Internet meme, artificial intelligence remains in the news. But in Europe, as in the United States, regulators are playing catch-up — albeit to differing degrees. In the European Union, AI regulation is advancing swiftly, even as it gets caught up in the bloc’s complex legislative processes; In the United Kingdom, a policy proposal is still firmly on the drawing board. The two jurisdictions’ approaches are comparable, yet different in key areas. The UK is opting for light-touch policy; the EU appears set to lock in more specific regulation. But both models are facing a challenge: how to harness the innovative potential of AI.
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17 March 2023 09:28 by Nicholas WallaceEU policymakers’ focus on the ChatGPT program when discussing the Artificial Intelligence Act lays bare a dilemma
James Panichi Senior Editor, Asia Pacific
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
Sam Clark Correspondent
Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.Follow Sam on Twitter.
Nicholas Wallace Reporter
Nicholas Wallace has covered data privacy and security for MLex in Brussels since November 2021. Prior to joining MLex, he worked as a freelance reporter for Science Magazine, Science|Business, and International News Services, an agency serving trade publications worldwide. He holds a masters degree in public policy, jointly awarded by the Central European University in Budapest and the Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals, and a bachelors degree in politics from Liverpool John Moores University.Follow Nicholas on... Read more