European Commission Executive Vice President Margrethe Vestager has called on the EU to establish standards to promote "transparency and accountability" with artificial intelligence technologies in the public sector, Euractiv reports. Vestager's comments to the European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs also included "serious concerns" regarding evolving AI tech, particularly facial recognition. Vestager said facial recognition "may be used in ways that would raise serious concerns when it comes to data protection, but also to fundamental values as the right to assemble." Meanwhile, the U.K. government has issued its own guidance for public sector AI deployment.
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