Carlo Colapietro

Full Professor of Public Law at the University of Roma Tre

Despite the difficulties and the long implementation timeframe, the systematic introduction of algorithms and Artificial Intelligence in administrative activity represents the future of Public Administration. Thus, it is necessary to ask what the normative perspectives of this phenomenon will be, rethinking some categories of classical constitutionalism. The aim of this paper is to offer a more flexible and effective response to the challenges that the new means of exercising power pose to contemporary society. Therefore, the focus of analysis is on the possible effects on the activities of Public Administration of the European Union's new regulatory proposals on digital and technological regulation, with a specific focus on the proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Regulation. Although the proposal does not dictate particular rules for public administration, it will affect the public sphere, deserving special attention both for its consequences at the practical level and for its impact at the theoretical level.

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