The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
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Robots are already in widespread use in manufacturing and warfare. You see them increasingly in hospitals, warehouses, even homes. The mainstreaming of robotics presents a number of interesting puzzles for administrative, tort, and other areas of the law.
CIS has emerged as a national leader in exploring the intersection of law and robotics. Our staff has published on a variety of topics, including autonomous driving, the domestic use of drones, robotics and privacy, and liability for personal robots. We have held several events around artificial intelligence and robotics, including the annual Robot Block Party for National Robotics Week that draws thousands of visitors.
Drones, Privacy, and Air RightsThe Volokh Conspiracy praises Ryan Calo's work on privacy and drones. ". . . the article has the good sense to consult Stanford’s Ryan Calo, who has thought harder about these questions than anyone I know""Drones, Privacy and Air Rights"
Lights, Camera, Drones!
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