Questions tagged [legal]

For questions about the legal aspects and ramifications due to the creation/use of AI in various fields and applications (also laws in place to regulate the proper use of AI technology).

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Can Google's patented ML algorithms be used commercially?

I just find that Google patents some of the widely used machine learning algorithms. For example: System and method for addressing overfitting in a neural network (Dropout?) Processing images using ...
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Are AI systems that Screen Job Applicants in a Video Call likely to be Legal?

There was an interesting piece in the Washington Post on Tuesday discussing the growing use of HireVue. HireVue is used to screen applications for jobs. It appears to do this both by administering ...
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Legal advantages of autonomous vehicles

Naturally everyone knows most common advantages of autonomous (not autopilot-controlled) cars, e.g. safety, efficiency, parking, etc. But are there any advantages for the law? Normally you only hear ...
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What methods are there to detect discrimination in trained models?

I've been researching AI regulation and compliance (see my related question on law.stackexchange), and one of the big take-aways that I had is that the regulations that apply to a human will apply to ...
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Can I recognize the faces of people around the world?

I created a system where every moment takes photos of the face of who is in the vision of the camera. Initially I took 500 photos of me, to recognize its creator. This takes approximately 20 seconds. ...
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Has government-level legal work been done to determine the “rights” of a General Artificial Intelligence, in any country?

I have been thinking lately a great deal about a hypothetical question - what if a self-aware general AI chose to assume the appearance, voice, and name of Cortana from Microsoft's Halo? Or Siri from ...
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Digital Rights and Agents talking to humans

How does the legal question about agents talking to humans via telephone connection work? Recently Google gave a talk about Duplex, where an agent makes a call to a human to schedule a hairdresser. I ...
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NLP proved against US legal texts

I'm new to AI development and am looking for a quality algorithm (potentially nlp?) implementation proved against US legal texts. Obviously some training would need to be done, but I've found little ...
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How much power might the creator of the first Artificial General Intelligence obtain?

If Artificial General Intelligence is possible, whoever creates it is likely to have a lot of power. What might this look like in practical terms, and what might be limiters? Good answers will ...
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Is it illegal to use pictures of public figures to train a neural network?

I want to train a neural network with pictures of public figures (politicians, singers, etc), but I do not know if it's legal, I do not plan to show them in my project I only want to use them to train ...
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Should intelligent AI be granted the same rights as humans?

One of the most crucial questions we as a species and as intelligent beings will have to address lies with the rights we plan to grant to AI. This question is intended to see if a compromise can be ...
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

For example, would an AI be able to own property, evict tenants, acquire debt, employ, vote, or marry? What are the legal structures in place to implement a strong AI into society?
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When we create artificial life and artificial intelligence will we require it to obey human laws?

Assuming mankind will eventually create artificial humans, but in doing so have we put equal effort into how humans will relate to an artificial human, and what can we expect in return? This is ...
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AGI official government reports or regulations already in place

What regulations are already in place regarding Artificial General Intelligences? What reports or recommendations prepared by official government authorities were already published? So far I know of ...
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What's the state of the art w.r.t research on the legal aspects of Artificial Intelligence?

As AI gains capabilities, and becomes more prevalent in society, our legal system will encounter questions it has not encountered before. For example, if a self-driving car is involved in an accident ...