The new European Commission is racing to deliver on President von der Leyen’s pledge to put forward legislation on AI, big data, and the New Digital Services Act. This article discusses the EC's response.
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Who controls the works produced by artificial intelligence?
Seiko Hidaka and Will Garton discuss the role of Intellectual Property in a world where the machine is creating new and better things autonomously.
Vestager’s Digital Antitrust Blueprint
Effects of Commissioner Vestager’s unprecedented nomination to a second term as Competition Commissioner and dual mandate as Executive Vice-President for a Europe fit for the Digital Age (Digital Commissioner).
UK Court decides that early-stage open source software projects can generate goodwill sufficient to protect the name of the project
A UK court has for the first time considered the English law concept of “goodwill” in relation to open source software projects and contributing developers.
OECD Recommendation and G20 ministerial Statement on Artificial Intelligence
This article summarizes the OECD Recommendation and the G20 Statement, discusses the OECD’s next steps, and offers our take on the implications of these and related initiatives.
European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence Publishes Artificial Intelligence Ethics Guidelines
The Guidelines are the first deliverable under the European Union (EU’s) April 2018 Communication on Artificial Intelligence for Europe.
European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence Publishes Draft Artificial Intelligence Ethics Guidelines
The EC’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence has published draft ethics guidelines on how to achieve trustworthy AI.
AI poses new ethics issues for companies
In a new report published by Bloomberg Law, Michael Sinclair comments on the emerging ethical-legal challenges around the deployment of AI.
Maximising the benefits of AI – supra-national considerations
A recent EC draft guidance document on a European approach to AI surveys the opportunities stemming from the use of AI for the European industry and the potential socio-economic impact of AI on EU citizens.
Artificial Intelligence: Steps towards an ethical and legal framework
The European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies has called upon the EC to launch a process to develop an internationally recognised ethical and legal framework for the use and governance of AI.