MEPs back AI mass surveillance ban for the EU
MEPs from the European Parliament have adopted a resolution in favour of banning AI-powered mass surveillance and facial recognition in public spaces.
With a 71 vote majority, MEPs sided with Petar Vitanov’s report that argued AI must not be allowed to encroach on fundamental rights.
An S&D party member, Vitanov pointed out that AI has not yet proven to be a wholly reliable tool on its own.
He cited examples of individuals being denied social benefits...