April 12, 2023
BEIJING – A draft regulation from China’s top cyberspace regulator on managing generative artificial intelligence has been opened for public opinions.
The draft aims to regulate the use of generative AI technology and promote its healthy development, according to the Cyberspace Administration of China.
It released the 21-article draft on its website, adding that suggestions and opinions can be submitted until May 10.
The draft was drawn up in line with the Cybersecurity, Data Security, and Personal Information Protection laws as well as administrative rules, and supports innovation, promotion, use and international cooperation on AI algorithms and other basic technologies, and encourages priority use of secure and trusted software, tools, computing and data resources.
The draft underscores that content generated by AI must not subvert State power, incite overthrowing the socialist system, secession or the destruction of national unity.
Content created involving terrorism, extremism, ethnic discrimination and hatred, violence, pornography and fake information is also prohibited, as is anything that might disturb the economic or social order.