G7 officials to hold first meeting on AI regulation next week

Tram Ho

Leaders of the G7 countries last week agreed to establish an intergovernmental forum called the “Hiroshima AI process” to discuss issues surrounding the rapidly evolving artificial intelligence (AI) technology. .

Japan’s Communications Minister Takeaki Matsumoto said that G7 government officials will hold the first AI meeting on May 30 and look at issues such as intellectual property rights protection and misinformation. bias and how to manage AI technology.

The meeting comes as technology regulators around the world assess the impact of popular AI services like Microsoft-backed OpenAI’s ChatGPT.

The EU is getting closer to enacting the world’s first major AI legislation, giving other governments the green light to consider what rules should apply to AI tools.

Japan, as this year’s G7 Presidency, “will lead the G7’s discussion on the responsible use of innovative AI technology,” said Mr. The group hopes to present proposals to heads of state by the end of the year.

At the G7 Summit in Hiroshima last week, the leaders also called for the development and adoption of international technical standards to keep AI “reliable” and “in line with democratic values.” our common”.

Speaking at a regular press conference, Mr. Matsumoto said that the G7 AI working group will seek input from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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Source : Genk