AI sues for its life in mock trial

Lucas Gonze lgonze at panix.com
Mon Oct 20 09:36:19 PDT 2003


See also "Galatea 2.0" by Richard Powers, which is a good novel in 
general and a great treatment of the internal life of AIs in particular.

On Monday, Oct 20, 2003, at 10:45 America/New_York, jbone at place.org 
wrote:

>
> From Kurzweil's site via /. :
>
> 	http://www.kurzweilai.net/meme/frame.html?main=/articles/art0594.html
>
>
> Attorney Dr. Martine Rothblatt filed a motion for a preliminary 
> injunction to prevent a corporation from disconnecting an intelligent 
> computer in a mock trial at the International Bar Association 
> conference in San Francisco, Sept. 16, 2003. The issue could arise in 
> a real court within the next few decades, as computers achieve or 
> exceed the information processing capability of the human mind and the 
> boundary between human and machine becomes increasingly blurred.
>
> <a *lot* more>
>
> --
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> jb
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