Category: AI

General-purpose AI and Systemic risk in the EU AI Act

As Europe continues to embrace the potential of general-purpose AI, it is essential that a calculated approach is taken to address the systemic risks associated with the technology.    General-purpose Artificial Intelligence (GPAI) models are ones that have a wide range of possible uses, both intended and unintended by the developers. They can be used

Aphaia delivers a presentation on the new EU AI Act and the GDPR on 42Workspace in Rotterdam

Aphaia has opened its new office at 42Workspace in Rotterdam and had the chance to deliver the presentation “EU AI Act with GDPR fundamentals” to the Rotterdam tech community on 5th June.   42Workspace is the tech coworking space in Rotterdam, comprising a community of more than 40 startups and scale-ups providing digital services in

Facial Recognition Technology: legal clarification from the Netherlands DPA

Netherlands DPA (AP) clarifies legal questions regarding the use of Facial Recognition Technology under the GDPR.   The Dutch Data Protection Authority, Autoriteit Persoonsgegevens (AP) has published a new guide that addresses and clarifies frequently asked legal questions about the use of facial recognition technology. The document is primarily designed for privacy professionals and organisations

Recommendations on the development of AI systems from European DPAs

DPAs across Europe have provided useful recommendations for organisations involved in the development and deployment of AI systems, aiding these organisations to remain in compliance with the GDPR and other regulations applicable to AI systems.    The French data protection authority, CNIL recently published its first recommendations on the development of AI systems. These recommendations

EU Artificial Intelligence Act passed by the European Parliament

The European Parliament has passed the EU Artificial Intelligence Act (EU AI Act) to ensure safety of EU citizen rights.  On Wednesday March 14th, the Parliament formally passed the Artificial Intelligence Act, a legislation designed to safeguard public safety and fundamental rights, while simultaneously fostering innovation. The Act was finalised in negotiations with member states

Developing the EU AI Act: EU lawmakers discuss revised governance structure

In developing the EU AI act, the European Union is actively working on establishing comprehensive regulations to guide the responsible development and use of artificial intelligence.   In an era characterized by rapid advancements in technology, the European Union continues to address the challenges and opportunities presented by artificial intelligence (AI). EU lawmakers have been

EU AI Act: The EU aims to set requirements for artificial intelligence

The EU AI Act is a significant step towards regulating AI, aiming to establish comprehensive requirements and address risks associated with this rapidly advancing technology.   The EU has taken a significant step towards regulating artificial intelligence (AI) by introducing the EU AI Act (the Act). This Act strives to establish a comprehensive rulebook for

AI action plan outlined by CNIL

The French data protection authority, CNIL has outlined an AI action plan to guide businesses and organisations that are developing AI systems.   The French data protection authority, CNIL, has published a strategic plan on artificial intelligence (AI) to provide guidance to businesses and organisations that are developing AI systems. The plan outlines the principles

ICO guidance for companies that develop or use generative AI systems

The ICO has issued guidance for companies that develop or use generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems to ensure that they are complying with data protection laws.   The UK’s data protection regulator, the ICO has issued guidance for companies that develop or use generative artificial intelligence (AI) systems. Generative AI is a type of machine

Temporary ban on chatGPT by the Italian DPA

Italy becomes the first western country to place a temporary ban on Open AI app chatGPT.   The Italian Data Protection Authority (DPA) has announced a temporary ban on chatGPT, a chatbot technology that uses GPT (Generative Pre-trained Transformer) language models. Chatbots using GPT language models are designed to simulate human interactions, producing responses that