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Introduction to the special issue on machine law

Introduction to the special issue on machine law Artif Intell Law (2017) 25:251–253 DOI 10.1007/s10506-017-9213-x 1 2 3 • • Bartosz Brozek _ Jaap Hage Bipin Indurkhya Published online: 7 September 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication We are surrounded by machines. From simple ones—AC motors and transform- ers—through radio receivers, TV sets, smartphones and personal computers, to sophisticated AI systems, such as self-driving cars, autonomous weapons and IBM’s Watson. The advances in technology have reshaped the world we inhabit, including our social environment. When iPhone is the girl’s best friend, our communication and decision-making is aided by complex algorithms, and various tasks so far reserved for human beings are carried out by robots, the contemporary societies are not what they used to be. Moreover, the technology is advancing at such a rapid pace that many ideas, such as companion and sex robots, which used to be a fodder for science fiction are fast becoming a reality. This is a profound challenge for any legal system. The law is there to regulate the actions of individuals so that they contribute to the functioning of large societies. It means that legal institutions should be designed in such a way as to embrace any http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Artificial Intelligence and Law Springer Journals

Introduction to the special issue on machine law

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by The Author(s)
Subject
Computer Science; Artificial Intelligence (incl. Robotics); International IT and Media Law, Intellectual Property Law; Philosophy of Law; Legal Aspects of Computing; Information Storage and Retrieval
ISSN
0924-8463
eISSN
1572-8382
DOI
10.1007/s10506-017-9213-x
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Artif Intell Law (2017) 25:251–253 DOI 10.1007/s10506-017-9213-x 1 2 3 • • Bartosz Brozek _ Jaap Hage Bipin Indurkhya Published online: 7 September 2017 The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication We are surrounded by machines. From simple ones—AC motors and transform- ers—through radio receivers, TV sets, smartphones and personal computers, to sophisticated AI systems, such as self-driving cars, autonomous weapons and IBM’s Watson. The advances in technology have reshaped the world we inhabit, including our social environment. When iPhone is the girl’s best friend, our communication and decision-making is aided by complex algorithms, and various tasks so far reserved for human beings are carried out by robots, the contemporary societies are not what they used to be. Moreover, the technology is advancing at such a rapid pace that many ideas, such as companion and sex robots, which used to be a fodder for science fiction are fast becoming a reality. This is a profound challenge for any legal system. The law is there to regulate the actions of individuals so that they contribute to the functioning of large societies. It means that legal institutions should be designed in such a way as to embrace any

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Artificial Intelligence and LawSpringer Journals

Published: Sep 7, 2017

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