Andrea Bertolini is is a post-doctoral Fellow in Private Law at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna (SSSA) in Pisa and a member of the EU project Robolaw: Regulating Emerging Robotic Technologies in Europe. He was Guest Panelist at the 4th EUCogIII Members Conference on the "Social and Ethical Aspects of Cognitive Systems".
Bertolini explains the differences between liability rules for persons and for objects. Should Robots then, being different form any other "thing", require specific liability considerations? Here are Bertolini's slides.
Andrea Bertolini (SSSA, Pisa)
Robots & Liability: Justifying a Change in Perspective
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