AI Now, together with several civil society organizations active in the European Union, submitted comments on the Commission’s consultation on competition and generative AI.

The accelerating development and deployment of artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the greatest tests the next European Commission will face. Whether Europe’s regulators meet the moment – or fail to – will shape our society and economy for many years.

Any sensible regulatory action in generative AI must begin with a hard truth: power in the sector is already highly concentrated. Decades of underenforcement of competition rules in digital markets have consolidated resources and capabilities in the hands of a few dominant firms, with high costs for our economies and societies.

See the full submission below: