The White House Office of Science and Technology policy has released draft regulatory principles for the governance of AI. The memorandum proposes policy considerations to guide regulatory and non-regulatory oversight. Notably we also have a legislative definition of AI adopted from the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act: "(1) Any artificial system that performs tasks… Continue reading White House principles on AI governance
The Parliamentary Research Service of the EU has issued a briefing last month. I've written previously on the European Union recommendations for trustworthy Artificial Intelligence. This briefing starts to consider how to implement them. A few things are of note here. The first is the recognition that EU ethics guidelines are non-binding and there is no regulatory oversight… Continue reading EU briefing on AI ethics implementation hints at new laws
As part of its response to the White House's February 2019 executive order on artificial intelligence, the National Institute of Standards and Technology has issued a plan for federal engagement in developing technical standates and related tools . Technical standards are notied as being important to drive innovation, public trust and public confidence and to develop… Continue reading NIST makes a list
Interesting to see national bi-lateral cooperation on AI. In the regulatory sphere, India and France commit to sharing expertise and best practices. Coordination in regulatory affairs and shared goals is noted. Indian rules that are consistent with--or at least that share common goals--the GDPR are identified as a goal. The language is interesting when it states that… Continue reading Indo-French Bi-lateral cooperation on AI
I mentioned recently some US state initiatives on artificial intelligence. A further round up of those is here. Lots of potential regulatory first steps underway. Or at least discussions about it. So if the states are underway, what are Canadian provinces doing? Pick your favourite Canadian province and run a search to see if they are doing… Continue reading Nothing, Eh.