Roland Hung was interviewed on Canada’s new legislation governing privacy and artificial intelligence
Roland Hung was recently interviewed by Law.com on Canada’s new legislation governing privacy and artificial intelligence.
Canada Not Moving Fast Enough to Keep Up With AI Changes, Lawyers Say
It could take three years before the impact of any legislation takes full effect. Meanwhile, companies can do whatever they want with a technology that, in the words of one Big Law partner, "poses an existential threat."
Canada’s new legislation governing privacy and artificial intelligence has passed its first hurdles in parliament but lawyers say that bill and a recently launched investigation into OpenAI by the country’s privacy commissioner are not moving fast enough to respond to the aggressive advances of generative AI technology.
It’s unlikely the Digital Charter Implementation Act will be passed before the end of the year and detailed regulations that bulk out the bill’s framework will take up to three years, said Kirsten Thompson, the national lead of Dentons Canada’s privacy and cybersecurity group.
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