FILE PHOTO: A 3D printed Google logo is seen in this illustration taken April 12, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Google has called on the European Union to use current EU laws to govern the use of artificial intelligence rather than draft new ones and cautioned against a one size fits all regulatory framework because of AI’s diverse applications.
The U.S. online search engine’s comments on Thursday were in response to the European Commission’s call for feedback on its proposals to address the challenges of AI before it decides on the next step.
The EU executive has suggested AI rules to cover so-called high risk sectors such as healthcare, energy, transport and parts of the public sector.
“There are already many regulations and legal codes that are technology neutral in nature, and thus broad enough to apply to AI, but it is worth evaluating if there are gaps