Machine learning and law

Alex Reinhart – Updated November 3, 2021 notebooks · refsmmat.com

The increasing use of machine learning in business opens up interesting legal questions. If your ML system makes errors that harm a customer, are you legally liable? Could you be negligent if you deploy an ML system that’s not thoroughly checked, even though the decisions that cause harm are made by a computer and not a human? Who is responsible for the actions of an inscrutable ML system when the unintended consequences of design decisions cannot be easily foreseen?

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