Regulation and ethics in artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies: Where are we now? Who is responsible? Can the information professional play a role?

Denise Carter
  • Business Information Review, May 2020, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0266382120923962

Current major regulations and ethics in artificial intelligence

Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash

Photo by Franck V. on Unsplash

What is it about?

What is the status of regulation for artificial intelligence and machine learning around the world? Focusing on UK, Europe and US. Why do we need regulation, what are the benefits and what are the drawbacks. As these areas become more regulated what role can the information professional play in both developing regulation and governance.

Why is it important?

This is a fast-changing environment and checking that regulations fall under common good rather than promoting a particular ideology or political will is critical.


Ms Denise Carter
DCision Consult

These kinds of regulations can seem tedious, which makes it easy sometimes for dangerous precedents that have either intended or unintended consequences can creep under the radar. Vigilance from all at this stage is needed to make sure that doesn't happen and that AI and ML technologies are developed to good rather than harm

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