“An Algorithm Did It”: Product Liability Law In The Age of AI

By on November 18, 2019

November 18, 2019

It’s a certainty that artificial intelligence is being employed more and more widely, that this trend is accelerating, and that many areas where AI is being applied are intrinsically fraught with risk. Some stark examples cited in this treatise from Brookings include autonomous vehicles, mortgage applications, surgery and the reading of MRIs. It’s also certain that in any application of AI, as with any technology, there are bound to be some failures. John Villasenor, a nonresident senior fellow in Governance Studies and the Center for Technology Innovation at Brooking, looks at various ways this is likely to be addressed by the legal system, and specifically by products liability law.

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The Brookings Institution

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