“The Artificial Intelligence Act Proposal and its Implications for Member States”, Martina Anzini (EIPA, Maastricht)

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a family of technologies that can optimise existing processes or enable brand-new activities, for example by improving predictive models or by personalising the delivery of services. It  presents major new opportunities, but also serious risks.

As part of its digital agenda, the European Commission has therefore proposed harmonised rules regarding AI applications, emphasising that its approach is shaped by EU values and risk-based, ensuring both safety and fundamental rights protection. However, the appropriate balance between fundamental rights protection and public security is expected to remain a controversial issue during the whole legislative process. The governance and enforcement arrangements are also likely to attract particular attention.

This Briefing provides a concise overview of the proposal and highlights its main implications for EU Member States.

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