EU: AI development for military and national security must uphold rights

EU: AI development for military and national security must uphold rights - Digital

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To strengthen the regulatory framework for Artificial Intelligence and human rights, ARTICLE 19, together with European Digital Rights (EDRi), Access Now, AlgorithmWatch, Electronic Frontier Finland (EFFI), Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), and Panoptykon Foundation endorses the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law’s (ECNL) second set of proposals¬†for the Artificial Intelligence Act‘s¬†exemptions and exclusions of AI used for military and national security purposes.

The ultimate purpose of the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act) is to ensure a harmonised horizontal legal framework with minimum common rules and safeguards for the development, putting into service and use of AI systems. Thus, the rules and safeguards should also be applicable to AI systems that can potentially be used for military as well as national security purposes.

Read the full proposal