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Position paper - Ethics in Artificial Intelligence

13 Dec 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy

AmCham EU released its views on Guidelines for ethics in AI ahead of the publication of draft guidelines by the High-Level Expert Group on AI.

  • We support the development of AI ethics guidelines through a multi-stakeholder approach and share the objective to deploy and use ethics-embedded AI.
  • We call for guidelines that are actionable and encourage companies to adopt a responsible and ethical approach to AI. The more the HLEG’s guidelines are tailored by contextual considerations with the inclusion of different use cases, the more its output will be relevant.
  • The guidelines should lead to the implementation of a holistic AI framework including high-level principles, best practices, voluntary market and industry-driven standards as well as existing regulation. It should be proportional, risk-based and flexible because AI is not a monolithic technology but its ethical risk changes drastically according to its use and context.