China sets rules for the use of artificial intelligence: it must reflect the values of socialism

China sets rules for the use of artificial intelligence: it must reflect the values of socialism

China has begun drafting rules for the rules that technology companies will have to comply with in order for their artificial intelligences operate in your country.

The document is being developed by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and notes that the. IA Should “reflect the values of socialism” among other fundamentals.

AI in regulation

For Chinathe artificial intelligence, be it OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Microsoft’s Bing or Google’s Bard, shall “control the content” in some form.

According to the document, the content generated by the artificial intelligence of language “must reflect the fundamental values of socialism and must not contain subversion of state power, overthrow of the socialist system, incitement to divide the country, undermine national unity, promote terrorism and extremism.”

It also “must not promote ethnic hatred and discrimination, violence, obscene and pornographic information, false information, and content that may disturb the economic and social order.”

In its next paragraph it emphasizes avoiding discrimination based on race, ethnicity, creed, country, gender, age or occupation.

On the other hand, it must respect intellectual property rights and business ethics and its algorithms must not implement “unfair competition.”

Companies take charge

The draft also indicates that if the texts generated by the artificial intelligence infringes on the physical and mental health of individuals, harms the rights of image, reputation and personal privacy, or infringes intellectual property rights, companies or organizations will be responsible for the content.

If the guidelines are violated, companies may see their services suspended or cancelled in the country, in addition to heavy fines.

The draft is under observation and may add or remove information before its official publication.

Recall that thousands of scientists around the world have signed an open letter calling for greater regulation of the development of the artificial intelligence, even asking for months-long breaks in it.

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Daniel Chapman