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Is it illegal to use pictures of public figures to train a neural network?

If you use any pictures you find online, you can use them as you wish: as long as you don't (re)publish them under your name. Also, if you really want to play safe, never upload them at all. Download ...
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

Yes, to some of what you propose. No to some. Today corporations are granted rights: to own property, earn income, pay taxes, contribute to political campaigns, offer opinion in public, ad more. ...
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

Murray Shanahan, in his book The Technological Singularity, makes the case that the rights of any being are determined by its intelligence. For instance, we value the life of a dog above that of an ...
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How is the "right to explanation" reasonable?

How is the right to explanation reasonable, given the current standards at which we hold each other accountable? In short, it is quite reasonable. More specifically, making AI accountable and ...
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Digital Rights and Agents talking to humans

Googling this throws a lot of debate on this issue of whether the call made to the restaurant for booking was legal or not. I found this article to put forward a lot of ideas for and against this. So ...
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When we create artificial life and artificial intelligence will we require it to obey human laws?

For those times when AI does interact with humans, I believe that AI would be held at LEAST to the same standards humans are. The problem comes in when we ask "who is really to blame". If a self-...
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What regulations are already in place regarding artificial general intelligences?

I don't know that it has yielded any actual reports or regulations yet, but in the USA, the White House has been running a series of interagency workshops / working groups dedicated to Preparing for ...
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What's the state of the art w.r.t research on the legal aspects of Artificial Intelligence?

One person working in this space is Dr. Woody Barfield. He just wrote a book titled Cyberhumans: Our Future With Machines that focuses largely on the legal/policy issues around AI (and related topics)....
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Should intelligent AI be granted the same rights as humans?

I'll attempt to analyze a couple of different perspectives. 1. It is artificial Synonyms: insincere, feigned, false. There is the idea that any "intelligence" created by humanity is not ...
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

No matter what rights it gets (as a company), it will still lack the right of not getting liquefied and all its properties transferred back to natural persons. This is of course if no laws are ...
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How is the "right to explanation" reasonable?

In the paper Slave to the Algorithm? Why a 'Right to an Explanation' Is Probably Not the Remedy You Are Looking For, the authors claim that the "right to explanation" is unlikely to provide a complete ...
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Is it legal to license and sell the output of a neural network that was trained on data that you don't own the license to?

Disclaimer: I am not an attorney and this does not constitute formal legal advice. If the output is novel the copyright resides with the creator In this case, almost certainly the human who utilizes ...
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Can Google's patented ML algorithms be used commercially?

Can you use them commercially? Yes. Is Google able to sue you any time they want? Yes. Will they do that... Probably not. Google isn't a known patent bully, I would give them the benefit of ...
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Can I recognize the faces of people around the world?

I thought it might be a helpful place to start: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Street_View_privacy_concerns The wiki is well cited, so should lead to some useful tidbits. They break it down by ...
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Should intelligent AI be granted the same rights as humans?

Does it benefit us? To answer this question, it's worth considering practical reasons why we grant or don't grant other people rights historically and currently. In essence, this is an arbitrary ...
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How will morality questions be settled in the domain of self-driving cars?

The core issue with this question rests in probability. Specifically: What if a kid is crossing the street and avoiding it would kill the driver? How does the AI know for certain that avoiding it ...
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How will morality questions be settled in the domain of self-driving cars?

I don't think these questions will need to be answered. A self driving car will almost certainly avoid a situation like the ones described well before a human would have and hence would not have to ...
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How will morality questions be settled in the domain of self-driving cars?

As far as I know, there is still a huge debate about this topic. I would say, that the main rule for every self-driving car is to avoid a crash if possible. The question one should always ask is, in ...
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How much power might the creator of the first Artificial General Intelligence obtain?

"Artificial Intelligence" has existed for many, many years. Decades even. Go back to Arthur Samuel and his Checkers playing program (if not before). That's AI. The thing is, as soon as computers ...
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Is it illegal to use pictures of public figures to train a neural network?

It depends on the country. In France, for example, you've got to have the agreement of the person. Doesn't matter whether he is the president, a singer or... me :) Edit: Doesn't matter what for. ...
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

A sufficiently clever AGI, if self-interested, would pre-empt or co-opt existing legal structures, to seize whatever juridical rights it desired, as the opportunity arose. Thus it would render my ...
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Would an AI with human intelligence have the same rights as a human under current legal frameworks?

Not only wouldn't a strong AI which came into existence today have the rights a human has, or any rights (see these discussions of the implementation of regulation for weak AIs at: The White House and ...
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When we create artificial life and artificial intelligence will we require it to obey human laws?

As per the current legal system, if the AI agent were to be given a human citizenship, then yes, it would have to obey all laws as per the legislature of the country which provided the citizenship. If ...
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