Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

Joint Oireachtas Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation

Operation and Resourcing of Coimisiún na Meán: Digital Services Commissioner

Photo of David StantonDavid Stanton (Cork East, Fine Gael)
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One of the areas we have been looking at here with interest is the whole emerging area of artificial intelligence. It is developing at a very fast pace, as the witnesses will be aware, so much so that some experts are saying it is very hard to regulate and to keep up with it because it is changing so fast. We could contend there is a possibility they could also create illegal and harmful content through that. What is the commission's capacity and Dr. Evans' view on this emerging technology?