The European Comission and the CEO of Google, sweat pichai, pledged this Wednesday to promote a voluntary pact to regulate the artificial intelligence (AI) among all the developers of this technologywhether they are from European Union or non-EU. Pichai met today in Brussels with the vice president of the European Comission for the Digital Age, Margrethe Vestager; and with the European Commissioner for Interior market, Thierry Bretonwith whom he discussed this matter.
“We need an artificial intelligence law as soon as possible. But artificial intelligence evolves extremely fast. Therefore, we need now a voluntary pact on universal rules for artificial intelligence,” he said. Vestager on your official account Twitter.
Law for 2026
The european institutions are currently negotiating a law to regulate artificial intelligence – the first of its kind in the world – and, in the event that the talks end this year, it would not apply until 2026. The compromise between Brussels and the technology company arrives at the moment about the need to rethink the use of this technology to avoid their possible risks.
Breton and Pichai They also discussed the two laws recently approved by the European Union to regulate big tech:
- The digital services law
- The law of digital markets
The first requires them to explain how design the algorithms that determine the content that users see on the internetand the second forces companies to meet certain requirements to alleviate the problems of free competition of the sector.
In this sense, Breton appreciated the “commitment” he showed Pichai to “accelerate” the fight against disinformation with a view to the elections held in the countries of the EU.
He CEO of Google is also scheduled to meet today with the Vice President of Values and Transparency, Vera Jourova; and the vice president for the European Lifestyle, Margaritis Schinas.