The practical realities of legislating for AI were thrown into sharp relief by the decision of San Francisco to ban AI face recognition. The law had already been passed when it was quietly pointed out that this made the Apple phones – used by SF public servants and containing face recognition privacy controls – instantly illegal. A quick fix was rushed through, but lawmakers are going to have to get ahead of the curve – which they’re not renowned for doing. More here.
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