EU's AI Regulations Could Lay Blame With CTO

Jo wonders if the EC's approach to regulating AI could adapt existing liability laws—with implications for individuals.

Robot artificial intelligence

In ancient Mesopotamia, King Hammurabi turned Babylon into a city-state to be reckoned with. His famous code is one of the earliest legal frameworks that modern humans know of. Its 282 laws include some regulation of the construction industry: if a house collapsed upon its owner and killed him, the builder could be put to death. If it killed the owner’s son, the builder’s son could be killed in restitution.

Fortunately, the EU’s modern legal system doesn’t put anyone to death for harmful

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