Europe edges closer to landmark AI regulations after France agrees to ratify AI Act

France was seeking additional concessions to safeguard its own AI startups

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Europe edges closer to landmark AI regulations after France agrees to ratify the Act
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Europe edges closer to landmark AI regulations after France agrees to ratify the Act

France has finally agreed to ratify the EU's AI Act after months of resistance, marking a significant breakthrough in the long-standing dispute over the regulation of AI technologies in Europe.

On Friday, the draft regulation received unanimous endorsement from all 27 member countries during a meeting of EU ambassadors in Brussels. Originally proposed by Brussels in 2021, the EU's AI A...

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