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Comment: Japan's METI presents AI guidelines amid global moves to regulate biased algorithms

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 08 Feb 2022 00:37
  • 08 Feb 2022 00:37
Japan’s industry ministry has opted for voluntary guidelines on the use of artificial intelligence, a different approach from what is unfolding in Europe, where regulators aim to use strict rules to regulate implicit bias in automatic decision making from machine learning, especially in facial recognition.

By publishing an English version of the guidelines,

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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