The recently adopted proposal for an AI Regulation has already been the topic for widespread discussions., and so has the GDPR. This contribution discusses how the proposed AI Regulation inadequately addresses the risks presented to privacy and data protection by AI systems, and fails to integrate the comprehensive framework of the GDPR into the most buzzing proposal for regulation in a long time.
A new proposal for the AI Act introduces technology-oriented due diligence and compliance requirements for AI systems. It also bans some of them. In this way, it risks limiting AI systems’ innovation and migration of innovators outside of the EU. There is a better way to go to both keep innovation inside and risks to fundamental rights outside of the EU: technology-neutral and abusive practices oriented regulation of AI.
On AI and current and future ethical and legal challenges