On 4 May 2023, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) announced the launch of an initial review of competition and consumer protection principles that are designed to guide the ongoing development and use of artificial intelligence (“AI”) foundation models.

These models are a type of

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Following the launch of Open AI’s ChatGPT late last year, several Chinese companies and universities have sought to produce similar alternatives within China. Naturally, proliferation of such technology has attracted the attention of Chinese regulators, in particular the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), which has on 11 April 2023 released

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On 29 March 2023, the UK Government (“Government”) published its long-awaited white paper (“Paper”), setting out the Government’s proposals to govern and regulate artificial Intelligence (“AI”). Headed “A Pro-Innovation Approach”, the Paper recognises the importance of building a framework that builds trust

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The TV turns on, without prompt, and switches to the news. The company you are working for has decided to implement a new AI system, rendering your role and the roles of many of your colleagues redundant. You ask your virtual assistant to bring up your social media and attempt

Continue Reading Beyond Binary: Revisiting the Interplay of Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law

In November 2021, the UK Government (“Government”) issued the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy, with the ambition of making the UK a global AI superpower over the next decade. The strategy promised a thriving ecosystem, supported by Government policy that would look at establishing an effective regulatory

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In recent weeks, generative AI platforms, such as Chat GPT-4, DALL.E 2, and Stable Diffusion, have made headlines for a number of reasons. Many have questioned the impact this technology will have on business, education, and the creative sectors, and the potential benefits it may bring. Others

Continue Reading Art(ificial intelligence) imitates life: IP infringement risks presented by Generative AI

Through partnering with a prominent hyperscaler, OpenAI, the research laboratory behind the popular ChatGPT, intends to increase access to its AI models. This approach applies the principle of AI democratisation which is being adopted by participants throughout the space. Adherents advocate for increasing the accessibility and affordability of advanced AI

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We are slowly seeing the emerging trend of organisations considering the use of generative technologies across all areas of business. Collectively known as ‘generative AI’, these technologies (such as the popular Chat-GPT and Dall-E) are capable of taking a prompt from its user and creating entirely new content, such as

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