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Leaders of the G7 are expected to establish international AI regulations by the end of the year, Japanese prime minister Fumia Kishida said on Monday. The G7 nations have joined in a coordinated approach known as the Hiroshima AI Process that will soon see member nations' leaders meet by video conference to formulate the …

  1. b0llchit Silver badge

    Oh, please be nice? establish international AI regulations...
    followed by
    ...we are working on international guiding principles and a code of conduct...

    So, which is it? Mandatory rules or a "please don't do that" paper?

    My guess is some voluntary guidelines because mandatory rules are rather futile. The ML/GPT systems are out there and you cannot put that genie back in the bottle. Now telling people "you may not use this for X and Y" is like demanding that the world stops spewing propaganda. Not gonna happen.

  2. navarac Silver badge


    Which Christmas?

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    AI regulations will be here by Christmas

    or else WHAT, asks my Chinese friend.

  4. elsergiovolador Silver badge

    Law of maths

    It means that they will regulate what equations you can run, what numbers you can feed them and what results you cannot get under any circumstances.

    It's like you can calculate all you want, but you cannot use numbers that you have not come up with or didn't get licence to use and you cannot ever come up with equation that will give following results:

    69, 88, 420, 432, 666. 1337, 7175, 8008135

    1. b0llchit Silver badge

      Re: Law of maths

      It is henceforth illegal to use the number with digit composition 3.14[1592653589793238462643].

      That'll teach 'm not to make pi-charts.

    2. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Law of maths

      I'm revoking your maths licence. That last number should have been 55378008....

  5. Meeker Morgan

    The war will be over by Christmas?

    Step one -- Define AI in a way that makes it possible to regulate.

    Uh oh.

  6. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    It will all be over by Christmas

    Hiroshima AI Process - it's da bomb![1]

    [1] I'm sorry, I must have bypassed my good taste chip.

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