Why the EU AI Act must return to a risk-based approach

23/03/2023 | IAPP

In an op-ed for the IAPP, Centre for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL) Director of Privacy Policy Natascha Gerlach, CIPP/E, writes that for the proposed EU Artificial Intelligence Act to remain effective, it must use a risk-based approach in order to be "flexible enough to adapt to new developments and use cases." A consequence of the legislative process has meant a record number of amendments have shifted the proposed AI Act away from its original objectives. Instead, Gerlach argues, the final text should allow for "such evolution of understanding by focusing on the key AI issues, with a risk-based approach combined with organisational accountability requirements."

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