EU Commission to permit short-term voluntary AI codes of practice

04/07/2024 | EURACTIV

The European Commission is considering allowing providers of general-purpose artificial intelligence (GPAI) models to draft Codes of Practice that will govern their compliance in the short to medium term.

GPAI providers, including OpenAI and Microsoft, can use such codes to demonstrate compliance until harmonised standards are established, with the possibility of the codes being granted general validity within the EU. Civil society organisations and other stakeholders would also be invited to participate through consultations. The exact nature of this consultation process is yet to be determined, but there are indications that the Commission may be increasingly open to including civil society in these discussions.

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