- A committee of lawmakers in the European Parliament on Thursday approved the EU’s AI Act, making it closer to becoming law.
- The regulation takes a risk-based approach to regulating artificial intelligence.
- The AI Act specifies requirements for developers of “foundation models” such as ChatGPT, including provisions to ensure that their training data doesn’t violate copyright law.
Privately held companies have been left to develop AI technology at breakneck speed, giving rise to systems like Microsoft-backed OpenAI’s ChatGPT and Google’s Bard.
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