It seems that Europe has not stopped at a simple declaration of intent, but, according to a report by politicians, it seems that it is about to take a clear position on some fundamental aspects connected with the world of ad: indiscriminate surveillance and the establishment of so-called social credit systems . The European Union has always been very attentive to the theme of artificial intelligence, to the point of having already provided an ethical code that has allowed it to begin to define the guidelines within which an aid can be considered legal. This is a very important step for the future, since the early regulation of such a powerful and pervasive tool can prevent unexpected consequences from creating scenarios, even at the limit of dystopian.
The basis from which the gdpr is set aside, whose implementation has allowed Europe to be the only region in the world where a strict system of protection of privacy of the individual citizen is in force. The main points of the draftthere is still a wide margin of improvementdaniel leufer, an analyst of European policies at access now, interviewed by the verge on the topic highlighted the weaknesses of this section. Leufer also believes that the current indications regarding social surveillance and credit systems up to too soft, since definitions (such as reliability) are too specific and therefore easily circumventable.
We are waiting for that date to know more precisely what the final position of Europe will be on the subject. In the meantime, we are pleased to note that, although not without imperfections, the path outlined is that of the protection of the community.