Though aimed at China, a new bill emphasising US national data security could spell trouble for Europe.
Privacy and data protection
New rules for AI in Europe are simultaneously bold and underwhelming.
The AI auditing industry is booming, but the lack of a legally binding framework for AI ethics means it could legitimise harmful technologies.
The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of data-driven digital transformation, but it has also exacerbated a trust gap with customers over the use of data.
The new standards system could boost the EU's position in cloud computing but more action will be needed to regain control of the continent's data.