For months, Sam Altman, CEO of Microsoft-backed OpenAI has urged lawmakers around the world to pull in up new rules Judged technology. On Wednesday, the maker of ChatGPT threatened that it might leave the European Union if the bloc was “over-regulated.”
Altman spent past A week passes through Europe, and senior politicians meet in France, Spain, Poland, Germany and the United Kingdom to discuss future of AI and progress of chat
more than six Months after OpenAI unveiled its AI-powered ChatGPT chatbot to a file worldConcerns about its potential aroused excitement and anxiety—and brought it into conflict with organizers.
One place Altmann did not arrive in Brussels this week, as the EU regulators are working on The long-awaited EU law on artificial intelligence, which could be first set of rules globally to control artificial intelligence.
Altmann canceled a planned visit to Brussels, two people familiar with the matter said with He said it. OpenAI did not respond to a request for comment.
“the current Draft of It will be EU law for artificial intelligence over-regulation, but we’ve heard it’s going to be pulled back, Altman said in London on Wednesday.
lawmakers in the European Union responsible for AI Law has cast doubt on Altman’s claims. “I don’t see any mitigation happening at any point soonDragos Todorac, Member of the Romanian European Parliament leading wording of EU proposals, Reuters.
However, we are pleased to invite Mr Altmann to Parliament so that he can voice his concerns and listen to the ideas of European legislators on these issues,” he said.
EU Industry Chief Thierry Breton also He criticized the threat saying draft rules incorrect for negotiate.
Meanwhile, Altman said on Friday that OpenAI does not have plans To leave Europe, and reverse the previous threat.
“We’re excited to continue working here and, of of course not plans Altman said in Tweet on Friday.
Dutch, MEP Kim van Sparentak, who he have also a job on She said she and the eu bill colleagues “We should not let ourselves be blackmailed by corporate America.”
If OpenAI can’t comply with basic Data governance and transparency safety And security requirementstheir systems are not suitable for Europeans market, she said.
By February, ChatGPT set a record for The fastest growing user base of Any consumer application application.
Open AI first They clashed with organizers in March, when the Italian data regulator Garante shut app down Domestically, accusing OpenAI of A mockery of European privacy rules. After that, ChatGPT is back online After the establishment of the company new privacy measures for users.
Meanwhile, EU lawmakers added new Proposals for the law of artificial intelligence of mass, forcing any company using generative tools and like ChatGPT, to disclose any copyright material used to train their systems.
The EU parliamentarians agreed on draft of act earlier this month. After that, the member states, the European Commission and Parliament will discuss the bill final details.
through the board of Europe, individual member states like France or Poland could also Seek amendments before the bill is passed at a later date year.
plans in “full swinging’
While the legislation in Business for several years, new Provisions specifically targeted at obstetrics tools He was drawn up just weeks ago of crisis vote on proposals.
Reuters reported earlier that some lawmakers initially proposed blocking copyright material of generative artificial intelligence training models Exactly, but that was it abandoned in favor of more Strong transparency requirements.
“These provisions mainly relate to the transparency that guarantees AI and the company building Trustworthy. “So I don’t understand why any company would shy away from transparency,” Todorach said.
Nils Raur A technology It was “unsurprising” that Altman did so, said a partner at the law firm, Pinsent Masons made His comments worked as legislators through their proposals.
It is unlikely that OpenAI will insert it back on Europe. He said that the European Union is very important from an economic point of view. You can’t sculpt out the only market with Almost 500 million people and 15 trillion euros ($16.51 trillion). economy. “
On Thursday, it was Altman in Munich, Germany, where he said he had it met with Chancellor Olaf Schultz.
Sergei Lagodinsky, Member of the German European Parliament who also a job on The legislation said that while Altman might push his agenda among individuals countriesBrussels plans to organize technology He was “in full swinging.”
There may be some modifications. of Of course,” he said. “But I doubt they will change the general course.”