The U.K. government announced today a data protection bill as well as a proposal for AI regulations. Included in the announcement was a new policy paper from the U.K. Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. The policy states “Our ambition is to support responsible innovation in AI - unleashing the full potential of new technologies, while keeping people safe and secure.”
The news out of the U.K. this week is aligned with the National AI Strategy that was published in fall 2021. The AI regulation policy paper is intended to be “pro-innovation” and “risk-based.” Learn more about today’s announcements, and read the full AI policy paper.