As the trilogue negotiations between the European Council, Parliament, and Commission continue over the proposed EU Artificial Intelligence Act, several areas of contention will need to be agreed upon. Some of these areas include the definition of AI, the list of prohibited AI applications, obligations on high-risk AI, foundational models, and enforcement. It is important to note that the AI Act is a proposal for a regulation, which means it will immediately be enforceable in the member states upon entering into force. As such, the definitions laid out in the Act will be especially critical as they will not be subject to differences across national implementing regulations.
Meanwhile, The New York Times (£) reports that US lawmakers will hold a series of listening sessions with Big Tech executives on 13 September as members of Congress attempt to "devise regulations" for artificial intelligence development.
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