The Center for Democracy & Technology submitted comments towards the European Commission’s choice of regulatory approaches for artificial intelligence. We respectfully offer the following suggestions:
- Be more precise. No single approach to regulating “AI” will make sense in all scenarios.
- Clarify where existing law applies, identify gaps. Many harms have already been addressed through legislation. Clarifying existing law for novel applications should be step one.
- Refine existing soft-law approaches. CDT generally supports a combination of clarifying and enforcing existing law alongside voluntary adherence to principles expressed in soft law documents such as the findings of the High Level Expert Group on AI.
Read our full comments here.