‘The Law of AI’

Michael Veale and Frederik Zuiderveen Borgesius, ‘Demystifying the Draft EU Artificial Intelligence Act’ 22(4) Computer Law Review International 97-112 (2021). The question of whether new technology requires new law is central to the field of law and technology. From Frank Easterbrook’s ‘law of the horse’ to Ryan Calo’s law of robotics, scholars have debated the what, why, and how of technological, social, and legal co-development and construction. Given how rarely lawmakers create new legal regimes around a particular technology, the EU’s proposed ‘AI Act’ (Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council Laying Down Harmonised Rules on Artificial Intelligence and Amending Certain Union Legislative Acts) should put tech-law scholars on high alert … (more)

[Margot Kaminski, JOTWELL, 25 October]

First posted 2021-10-26 14:00:56

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