India set to regulate AI, Big Tech, with sweeping Digital Acttheregister.co.uk
India's IT minister has started teasing the content of the nation’s long-awaited law covering all things digital.
Consultation on the Digital India Bill commenced in March 2023, when minister for entrepreneurship, skill development, electronics and technology. Rajeev Chandrasekhar observed that the nation's current IT Act is so old it doesn't even mention the internet.
In recent days the minister has revealed a draft of the bill will debut in early June, and hinted at its content.
One item sure to attract attention is oversight of AI, which Chandrasekhar told local media "will regulate them through the prism of user harm."
The minister added that India is aware of global interest in AI regulation, but "we have our own views on how AI should have guardrails" and won't be afraid to implement them even if they differ from norms established elsewhere. Other reports suggest the draft ...
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