In recent times a widely discussed topic is the development of new technologies, collectively referred to as artificial intelligence (AI). This term covers various technologies constructs: blockchain, algorithms, Big Data, etc. The rules of their operation are not fully recognized so far, and impede the feasibility of designing a new legal architecture, including the rules of legal liability for human rights violations caused by or associated with AI. One could observe a tendency to restrict human accountability. It poses serious threats to the preventive purpose of legal liability itself. In my presentation, I will discuss two elementary issues. First of all, the recommended regulatory framework, and in particular the adequacy of so-called soft law and self-regulation mechanisms. Second of all, model principles of responsibility at the stage of designing, deployment, implementation and application of AI technologies.
Our 2020 Annual Conference was scheduled to be held at the University of Wrocław in Poland on July 9-11, 2020.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ICON·S Executive Committee has decided to postpone our 2020 Conference to 2021. Our next Annual Conference will take place from July 8-10, 2021, in Wrocław, Poland.
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