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Regulating the Risks of AI
Artificial intelligence-based systems (AI) present risks that might be hard to predict or quantity. Policymakers in Europe and the United States have developed proposals to regulate AI risks.
Algorithmic Impact Assessments under the GDPR: Producing Multi-layered Explanations
The European Union's General Data Protection Direction (GDPR) addresses concerns with automated decision-making. Impact assessments support both individual privacy rights and oversight of the entire system.
SIRI-OUSLY 2.0: What Artificial Intelligence Reveals about the First Amendment
Machines that can actually think are referred to as strong Artificial intelligence (AI). The First Amendment might protect speech by strong AI. Courts focused on the value of speech to listeners and the need to constrain government power will be sympathetic to this view.
Copyright's Framing Problem
Many copyrighted works can be divided into smaller parts. A court’s decision to frame a copyright dispute by considering the whole work often yields a different outcome than considering only a part. Framing decisions are inconsistent. But taking a unified approach to framing makes little sense.
Robots in the Home: What Will We Have Agreed To?
Robots in the home will challenge United States privacy law. Robots make recordings and communicate with third parties. Whether and when the law will keep these records private from police or private-sector actors depends on the details of the law regarding trespass, consent, and privacy.