The European Union managed to agree on the world’s first law regulating artificial intelligence

The EU institutions agreed on Friday The law of artificial intelligence That The use of technology is allowed or prohibited depending on the risks This is meant for people and it seeks to strengthen European industry in the face of giants such as China and the United States.

The agreement came after 36 hours of negotiations It still has to be ratified by the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union, the institution that represents European governments. “Agreement!”, The Commissioner for industry and digital services, the French liberal Thierry Breton, wrote on social networks, along with a graph to highlight that the European Union is the only region in the world that has a regulation.

Then, in another message on the tenth, he celebrated “that the European Union has become the first continent to establish clear rules for the use of artificial intelligence”. The commissioner stressed that this law will allow ” to launch so that new companies and EU researchers are leading the global artificial intelligence race“: “The best is yet to come”.

Negotiators at the European Parliament and the council began on Wednesday being summoned to It will be the last round of negotiations An agreement was not finally reached until late on Friday, after overcoming the last obstacles regarding biometric surveillance and the use of security forces.

Another key is how to introduce specific rules for constituent models, such as chatgpt or dal-e platforms, which saw the light after the European Commission presented the first The proposed regulation so that this chapter It was developed in the course of negotiations.

The purpose of the new European regulation It is the establishment of security standards and fundamental rights that prevent the use of technology for oppressive, manipulative or discriminatory purposes, but without leading to excessive regulation that hinders the competitiveness of the EU.

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