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 Law, published by Cambridge University Press, and has garnered attention for his arguments that AIs should be allowed to hold patents.
You can read the interview at: https://spectrum.ieee.org/podcast/robotics/artificial-intelligence/can-a-robot-be-arrested-hold-a-patent-pay-income-taxes