Governments are struggling to agree on AI regulations while Microsoft-backed OpenAI’s ChatGPT evolves.
The newest national and international AI tool regulations are: AUSTRALIA
Regulations consultation In April, the industry and science minister’s spokeswoman said the government is contacting Australia’s major science advisory council and evaluating future measures.
UK planning laws
The Financial Conduct Authority, one of many state regulators entrusted with creating new AI standards, is engaging with the Alan Turing Institute and other legal and academic organizations to better understand the technology, a spokeswoman told Reuters.
On May 4, Britain’s competition authority began evaluating AI’s effects on consumers, firms, and the economy and if further limits were needed.
In March, Britain said that its human rights, health and safety, and competition regulators will control AI instead of forming a new organization. CHINA
Planning rules In April, China’s internet regulator proposed managing generative AI services by requiring enterprises to submit security evaluations before public debut.
In February, Beijing’s economics and information technology agency stated it will help top companies construct ChatGPT-beating AI models. The EU
Planning rules Key EU legislators banned face surveillance and tightened generative AI laws on May 11.
In April, EU legislators agreed on a proposal that might lead to the world’s first comprehensive technology regulations. The bloc’s AI control relies on copyright. European privacy watchdogs formed a ChatGPT task team in April.
The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has called on EU consumer protection authorities to investigate ChatGPT and other AI chatbots and their potential damage. FRANCE
- Investigating breaches After Italy temporarily blocked ChatGPT for privacy violations, France’s privacy authority CNIL stated in April it was examining various complaints.
Despite human liberties concerns, France’s National Assembly approved AI video monitoring for the 2024 Paris Olympics in March. G7
Regulations consultation On May 20, Group of Seven leaders meeting in Hiroshima, Japan, decided to have ministers study the “Hiroshima AI process” and report outcomes by 2023.
After meeting in Japan on April 29-30, G7 digital ministers recommended “risk-based” AI legislation. IRELAND
Regulations consultation Ireland’s data protection head warned in April that generative AI must be controlled, but authorities must figure out how to do so before banning it.
Italy * Investigating violations
On May 22, a key official at Garante, Italy’s data protection body, said it will evaluate other AI platforms and employ AI specialists. After being briefly prohibited by the national data protection authorities in March, ChatGPT returned to Italy in April.
SPAIN Investigating breaches
In April, Spain’s data protection office began investigating ChatGPT’s data breaches. In April, the agency told Reuters it had urged the EU’s privacy body to investigate ChatGPT’s privacy issues. U.S.
Regulations consultation On May 3, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s director said the agency will use current regulations to prevent AI from “turbocharging” fraud and empowering dominant corporations.
In April, Senator Michael Bennet submitted a measure to form a task force to review U.S. AI regulations and find ways to protect privacy, civil rights, and due process. The Biden administration requested public input on AI accountability measures in April.
President Joe Biden warned science and technology experts that AI may help fight illness and climate change, but it also posed hazards to society, national security, and the economy.