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Rules on algorithms exceed EU plans

The manipulation of our rather simple human brains by artificial intelligence is currently the big topic among futurologists and regulators. Now China is setting new standards as part of its data protection offensive. A new draft law provides for an enormous strengthening of citizens’ rights against manipulative algorithms. However, as always, the provisions only apply to business, not the government. The stated goal of the bill is to “uphold mainstream values”. Digital services are supposed to ” vigorously disseminate positive energy, and advance the use of algorithms upwards and in the direction of good”.

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