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Man or machine? Legal and ethical conundrums associated with robotics and AI

by Sarah Pearce, HGM Legal

For the last decade or so, most of the ‘new’ legal challenges facing the IT industry have been driven by the Internet, mobile and cloud computing technologies that have altered almost every aspect of society. One of the key areas is in the field of privacy and data security. For larger technology companies, securing and protecting data are key competitive advantages, and privacy and data security are now commonplace on the corporate risk agenda. Another area is in the field of intellectual property (particularly, copyright and file sharing). These issues have created friction with existing laws and regulations, and have highlighted the fact that many laws/regulations have not kept pace with technological development. Continue reading Man or machine? Legal and ethical conundrums associated with robotics and AI