SEP 28, 2022 | EUROPEAN UNION | EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA
BSA Statement on the EU’s Proposed AI Liability Directive
BRUSSELS – September 28, 2022 – BSA | The Software Alliance offered the following statement on the AI Liability Directive proposal, released today by the European Commission:
“More and more European businesses and organizations are leveraging B2B technology, including AI, to digitally transform and grow. BSA welcomes the effort to further harmonize AI rules across Europe – particularly the Commission’s objective to align the AI liability proposal with the AI Act. To this end, we encourage the co-legislators to adopt a risk-based approach to AI liability in keeping with the goals and structure of the AI Act,” said Matteo Quattrocchi, Director, Policy – EMEA at BSA.
“The newly introduced AI Liability Directive will rely on compliance obligations set out in the AI Act. As both proposals make their way through the legislative process, EU policymakers should clarify the allocation of responsibility along the AI value chain to make sure that responsibilities for compliance and liability are assigned to the entities best placed to mitigate harms and risks,” Quattrocchi added.
“The goals of AI governance should be to promote innovation and enhance public trust. Earning trust will depend on ensuring that existing legal protections continue to apply to the use of artificial intelligence. BSA and our member companies remain committed to working with policymakers, the businesses community, and civil society to help shape thoughtful, responsible policies to unlock the benefits of AI in Europe,” said Quattrocchi.
소프트웨어 연합(BSA | The Software Alliance, 이하 BSA)(www.bsa.org)은 각국 정부를 대상으로 세계 시장에서 전 세계 소프트웨어 업계를 대변하고 옹호하는 선도적 연합체입니다. 세계의 가장 혁신적 기업들이 회원사로 참여하며 경제에 활기를 불어 넣고 현대의 생활을 향상시키는 소프트웨어 솔루션을 만들어 내고 있습니다.
워싱턴 DC에 본부를 두고, 30개국이 넘는 국가들에서 운영되는 BSA는, 합법적 소프트웨어 사용을 증진시키고 기술 혁신을 촉진하며 디지털 경제의 성장을 추진하는 공공 정책을 지지하는 준법 프로그램들을 선도합니다.