The European Parliament adopted its position on the AI rulebook with an overwhelming majority on Wednesday (14 June), paving the way for the interinstitutional negotiations set to finalise the world’s first comprehensive law on Artificial Intelligence.
The AI Act is a flagship initiative to regulate this disruptive technology based on its capacity to cause harm. It follows a risk-based approach, banning AI applications that pose an unacceptable risk and imposing a strict regime for high-risk use cases.
“Is this the right time to regulate AI? My answer is resolutely yes. It is the right time because of the profound impact that AI has,” Dragoș Tudorache, one of the European Parliament’s co-rapporteurs on the AI Act, told his peers ahead of the vote.
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