Commission launches consultation on the rules on compensation for damage caused by defective products
The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the rules on compensation for damage caused by defective products, with a specific focus on the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in products and services.
The current liability rules are based on two pillars: the Product Liability Directive and non-harmonised national liability rules. The interested parties are invited to express their views on the Directive and on whether other national liability rules still provide legal certainty and consumer protection in an age of smart and AI-based products and services.
The revision is an important step to ensure that the safety of AI-based products and services does not depend only on their design and production, but a