EU lawmakers agree tough measures over use of AI reports the Financial Times (UK)

Proposed legislation from Brussels includes restrictions on chatbots such as ChatGPT and Bard

EU lawmakers have agreed a tough set of rules over the use of AI, including restrictions on chatbots such as ChatGPT, as Brussels pushes forward in enacting the world’s most restrictive regime on the development of the technology. MEPs on Thursday voted in favour of a sweeping set of regulations that will form part of Europe’s Artificial Intelligence Act, including a total ban of almost all facial recognition for surveillance of citizens.

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