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The EU AI Act passed — here’s what comes next

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Now EU MEPs just need to figure out how to implement and enforce it. | Cath Virginia / The Verge

European Union lawmakers have officially approved the bloc’s landmark AI regulation, paving the way for the EU to prohibit certain uses of the technology and demand transparency from providers. In a majority vote on Wednesday, 523 European Parliament members elected to formally adopt the Artificial Intelligence Act (AI Act), and will now work towards its enforcement and implementation.

The AI Act has been hotly debated since it was first proposed in 2021, with some of its strictest regulations — such as a proposed total ban on biometric systems for mass public surveillance — being softened by last-minute compromises. While Wednesday’s announcement means the law has almost passed its final hurdle, it will still take years for some rules…

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