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  Judgement-proof robots and artificial intelligence: a comparative law and economics approach
Kovač M.,  Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 2020. 184 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030536-43-5)

Artificial intelligence (AI) research is moving incredibly fast and requires regulation. For instance, a recent study reversed a machine learning model that creates nontoxic drugs and made it create toxic drugs [1]. This is called “dual use....

Jun 22 2022
  Regulating artificial intelligence
Wischmeyer T., Rademacher T.,  Springer, New York, NY, 2020. 391 pp. Type: Book (978-3-030323-60-8)

As an emeritus professor of computer science, I found this book to be a very interesting introduction to a very relevant topic: the regulation of artificial intelligence (AI). In the preface, the authors note: “the belief that something need...

Feb 18 2021
  Megatrends and air transport: legal, ethical and economic issues
Abeyratne R.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 253 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319611-23-5)

The author works in megatrends for a Montreal consulting firm, Aviation Strategies International. Additionally, he has written extensively on the economics and law of air transportation. Hence, he is uniquely qualified to address future directions...

Jul 26 2018
  Aviation security, privacy, data protection and other human rights: technologies and legal principles
Enerstvedt O.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 453 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319581-38-5)

Enerstvedt, having an interesting background in both formal education and industry experience, has artfully combined a discussion of aviation security technology with privacy and human rights in a 453-page treatment. She correctly indicates that s...

May 30 2018
  Ethics, law and the politics of information: a guide to the philosophy of Luciano Floridi
Durante M.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 224 pp. Type: Book (978-9-402411-48-5)

The premise of this book is that information and communication technologies (ICT) are “altering our representation and understanding of reality and of ourselves.” A typical assertion, giving a flavor of the text: “The idea that t...

Feb 9 2018
  The legal technology guidebook
Williams K., Facciola J., McCann P., Catanzaro V.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 142 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319545-22-6)

Lawyers--the older generation at least--are notoriously technologically illiterate and fearful that placing information in some digital format will waive attorney-client privilege. All of the authors have backgrounds in law and technolog...

Jan 12 2018
  Autonomous driving: technical, legal and social aspects
Maurer M., Gerdes J., Lenz B., Winner H.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 706 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662488-45-4)

One glance at the table of contents of this book and the reader can be assured that autonomous driving (automatic pilot for automobiles, or maybe better, R2D2 is your personal chauffer) is not a “what-if” possibility, but a “when...

Aug 31 2016
  The future of law and eTechnologies
Kerikmäe T., Rull A.,  Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2016. 233 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319268-94-1)

With the exception of the brief introduction, every chapter in this esoteric volume appears to be authored by an Estonian academic. This fact explained to me the nation-centric nature of the material....

Jul 20 2016
  Privacy law
Brownlee C., Waleski B.,  Law Journal Press, New York, NY, 2014. 600 pp. Type: Book (978-1-588521-41-5)

Law Journal Press publishes loose-leaf books contained in a binder; Privacy law is one. These are updated about twice a year with replacement pages under a subscription service and are typically available in both paper and electronic format...

Oct 15 2014
  Cloud security: a gathering storm
Nanavati M., Colp P., Aiello B., Warfield A.  Communications of the ACM 57(5): 70-79, 2014. Type: Article

An introduction to clouds is followed by a discussion of trusted computing bases (TCBs), the “hardware and software components a system’s security depends on.” As large TCBs are more vulnerable than small ones, the authors consid...

May 28 2014
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