"AI and the GDPR. Yeah, what about it?"

The GDPR has become formal legislation on May 25, 2018 and is the new legislation regarding the data protection of EU citizens. Given ‘the hunger’ for (personal) data in AI systems, you might wonder "Why should I care about the GDPR? What does it even have to do with AI?"

In this blog post, we share some insight regarding the (potential) impact of the GDPR on AI systems and why the AI community should take notice to at least (i) have an understanding of the potential impact and (ii) assess whether the GDPR is applicable to their AI systems/context.