Consumer Reports applauds the European Union for putting forth a legal framework that can regulate algorithms and artificial intelligence in a systematic and comprehensive manner. While many of these algorithms and their applications are not new, they have real potential to harm the fundamental rights of EU citizens. The provisions in this proposal can help promote transparency with these emerging technologies and mitigate harmful impacts. We hope to outline the strengths of this proposal and identify potential areas of improvement.
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