UK gov’t touts $100M+ plan to fire up ‘responsible’ AI R&D

The U.K. government is finally publishing its response to an AI regulation consultation it kicked off last March, when it put out a white paper setting out a preference for relying on existing laws and regulators, combined with “context-specific” guidance, to lightly supervise the disruptive high tech sector.
The full response is being made available later this morning, so wasn’t available for review at the time of writing (update: it’s now online here). But in a press release ahead of publication the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT) is spinning the plan as a boost to …