How Should The Law Treat Artificial Intelligences?


In a recent issue, IEEE SPECTRUM Contributing Editor Steven Cherry interviews Law Professor Ryan Abbott of the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom on the legal implications of Artificial Intelligence in a piece entitled “Can a Robot Be Arrested?  Hold a Patent?  Pay Income Taxes?”  Abbott is the author of  The Reasonable Robot: Artificial Intelligence and the Lawpublished by Cambridge University Press, and has garnered attention for his arguments that AIs should be allowed to hold patents.

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