ChatGPT has upended the EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act, proposed in 2021. It is supposed to ban some AI and designate other uses as “high-risk,” but ChatGPT is not bound to one single purpose. EU institutions have been forced to rewrite drafts and policies, with disagreement over what constitutes “high-risk” AI.
A recent investigation by activist group Corporate Europe Observatory said tech giants such as Microsoft and Google have been lobbying EU policymakers to exclude AI like ChatGPT. The chatbot itself has told Politico that it might need regulating, but time will tell what decision the EU comes to.
Read more at Politico.