Should the EU embrace artificial intelligence, or fear it?

Euractiv | Dec 4, 2019 at 8:36 AM
  • As Ursula von der Leyen took office as the new President of the European Commission this week, she said her administration will prioritise two issues above all: guiding Europe through the energy transition in response to climate change, and guiding it through the digital transition in response to new technologies.
  • Brussels has stepped into that regulatory vacuum with laws and standards such as the General Data Protection Regulation that are now affecting the whole world.
  • As Ursula von der Leyen begins her term, technology industry stakeholders are going to be closely watching the Commission to see which direction it will go in regulating these developing technologies and usage of data.