Who Will Regulate Robots?

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by Ryan Calo, Stanford Center for Internet and Society, January 20, 2012

As robots leave the factory and battlefield and enter our homes, hospitals, and skies, it is not clear who will come to regulate them. But we can begin to spot some interesting patterns. Students of this transformative technology should keep their eye on both the claims and disavowals of authority over robots by state and federal agencies. Each hold potential dangers for our civil liberties and for the future of robotics. …

For full text of this article, visit Who Will Regulate Robots? | Stanford Center for Internet and Society.

See also Calo’s article The Drone as Privacy Catalyst in Standford Law Review.

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