So the Canadian Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel issued a report called Canada's Communications Future: Time to Act. I presume the time to act is now, and the things we need to act on are 97 recommendations according to the review. Number 93 of these is: We recommend that the Ministers of Canadian Heritage and… Continue reading #93
Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com I should like to get better information on this suggested introduction on laws regarding AI in early 2020. I searched around a bit but can't really find anything. It suggests an ongoing tension between the EU and the United States' positions on AI, but I'm not really sure that is… Continue reading EU legislation on AI pending in 2020?
Previously I noted Indo-French Bi-lateral cooperation on AI. Well now we have an Indo-German statement of cooperation. This statement aims towards a 2020 workshop in Berlin between agencies of each government and states that they will focus on mutual best practices. Best practices, one assumes, could include regulatory standards when governments are involved. Further aims include deployment in… Continue reading Indo-German cooperation on AI
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
36 member countries plus six others signed on to the OECD's AI principles late last month. Described as a global reference point for trustworthy AI, it is noted that other similar guidelines and principles have been the basis for laws in other areas. So, given the lack of much significant legislative activity at the national levels, this… Continue reading AI, OECD and, sometimes, try.
(I) (See what I did there with the logo?) Anyway, the Food and Drug Administration recently issued a press release and a discussion paper regarding a framework for AI based medical devices. In particular the agency wants to deal with continuously learning or adaptive algorithms, rather than ones that have been locked (and approved). They want to… Continue reading FDA proposes new AI regulatory scheme; is it a model?
Here's a recap of what US legislators accomplished on the tech (including AI) regulation front in 2018. https://www.thenewstribune.com/news/local/article223939600.html Spoiler alert: there's a lot of words in the article, but the answer is nothing. OK so what legislative excitements will abound in 2019? Spoiler alert: not much. This, according to the article, often because legislators don't… Continue reading Standing still.