Artificial intelligence has left the lab and entered our everyday lives. A critical mass of countries are shifting from moralising AI to regulating it. What happens in the EU matters for the rest of the world. The EU's proposed AI Act is a first law on AI by a major regulator anywhere. International cooperation will be crucial to effectively regulating AI.
This report, based on a series of webinars organised by hbs Hong Kong and the Association of Pacific Rim Universities, includes discussions between Asian and European experts and policy-makers addresses core aspects of the proposed regulation:
- the "risk-based approach" to AI regulation,
- the issue of explainability in AI, and
- the protection of data rights for citizens and users.