California looks to Europe to rein in AI

March 27, 2024

There are at least 30 different bills proposed by California state legislators that relate to various aspects of AI, according to Harris, who said he has advised officials here and in Europe on such laws. At the heart of the EU AI Act is a risk-based approach, with AI practices deemed more risky getting more scrutiny. - 'Watching California' -In California, Rao said he expected the problem of deepfakes to be the first to fall under the authority of a new law. Assemblywoman Pellerin expects AI laws adopted in California to be replicated in other states. "People are watching California," Pellerin said, with a slew of US states also working on their own AI deepfake bills.