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Ontario government introduces new bill for strengthening cybersecurity and for responsible AI

June 19, 2024

The Government of Ontario recently introduced the Strengthening Cyber Security and Building Trust in the Public Sector Act, 2024 (Bill 194) seeking to strengthen cybersecurity programs in the public sector and provide the groundwork for the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) among various public sector entities. If passed, Bill 194 will enact the Enhancing Digital Security and Trust Act, 2024 (the Act) and significantly amend the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).

AI regulation in the UK: Will the next government introduce AI legislation?

June 19, 2024

The current government’s approach to AI regulation draws on non-binding, cross-sectoral principles. These were to be enforced by sectoral and cross-sectoral regulators using their existing legislative powers. There were no immediate plans to introduce legislation on AI.