Japan Is Considering Banning Export Robots And Artificial Intelligence

- May 22, 2019-

The Nikkei News Commentary reported on Monday that Japan is considering restricting the export of advanced technologies in artificial intelligence and robotics.

The article quoted the Japanese government as saying that although Japan has laws restricting the flow of sensitive technologies to foreign countries, it is mainly used for military and civilian products of nuclear weapons, missiles and chemical weapons; in addition, some advanced technologies that are widely used are not included. Such as AI and robotics. The relevant laws and regulations may be promulgated in 2020.

The report pointed out that when Japanese universities and other local partners conduct joint research, Japan may also consider measures to prevent technology disclosure to third parties.