An EU Artificial Intelligence Act for Fundamental Rights A Civil Society Statement
29 November 2021
Insofar as Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are increasingly used in all areas of public life, it is vital that the AIA addresses the structural, societal, political and economic impacts of the use of AI, is future-proof, and prioritises the protection of funda- mental rights and democratic values. [...] 60 database before putting them into use, and include information in the database on every specific deployment of the system, including: ◦ The identity of the provider and the user; the context and purpose of deployment; the designation of impacted persons; and the results of the impact assessment referred to in Section 3 above; • Extend the list of information that providers of high-risk AI syste. [...] Noti- fications presented to individuals should include the information that an AI system is in use, whom its operator is, general information about the purpose of the system, informa- tion about the right to request an explanation, as well as – in case of high-risk systems – a reference or link to the relevant entry in the EU database; • Remove the exemptions under Art. [...] No reasonable justification for this exemption from the AIA’s rules is provided in the legislation or can be given: ◦ Any large-scale IT systems used by the EU must therefore be included in the scope of the AI Act through the deletion of the exclusion in section one of Art. [...] Contrary to the objective of ‘shaping global norms and standards for trustworthy AI consistent with EU values’ as stated in the Explanatory Memorandum of the AIA, its rules currently do not apply to AI providers and users established in the EU when they affect individuals in third countries: ◦ The AIA should ensure that EU-based AI providers and users whose outputs affect in- dividuals outside of.