EU, US lawmakers propose AI code of conduct in absence of regulation

Lawmakers from the EU  and US  have said they are drawing up a code of conduct for AI, as industry leaders and politicians across the world continue to debate the threat the technology could pose.

Although both jurisdictions are currently working on formal legislation intended to regulate AI, it could take years for those rules to be finalized and implemented. By comparison, this proposed draft is expected within weeks and would bridge the gap until any legislation has been legally passed.

To date, the European Commission has published the first draft of its AI act, which forbids the use of AI when it could become a threat to safety or human rights, with stipulations around the use of artificial intelligence becoming less restrictive based on the risk it might pose — for example, interaction with a chatbot in a customer service setting would be considered low risk.

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Source:: Computerworld