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EU to consider ban on using A.I. for mass surveillance and social credit scores

Using AI software for mass surveillance and ranking social behavior could soon be outlawed in Europe, according to draft legislation shared online.

  • An annotated image from IBM's Diversity in Faces dataset for facial recognition systems.
  • LONDON — Using artificial intelligence software for mass surveillance and ranking social behavior could soon be outlawed in Europe, according to draft legislation that has been shared online.
  • The 81-page document, which was first reported by Politico, says "indiscriminate surveillance of natural persons should be prohibited when applied in a generalized manner to all persons without differentiation.

CNBC.COM16 Apr, 2021

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