New book: “Law and Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Harm”
A new book “Law and Artificial Intelligence: Issues of Ethics, Human Rights and Social Harm” was published (Institute of Criminology at the Faculty of law in Ljubljana, 2021), the editors of which are prof. dr. Aleš Završnik and dr. Katja Simončič. The author of one of the articles is also dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M., who wrote an article on the topic of whether artificial intelligence can be an author of a copyright work.
Articles were also written by: prof. dr. Aleš Završnik, Ana Babnik, Jan Čejvanovič, dr. Kristina Čufar, Marko Drobnjak, Lara Dular Javornik, Tim Horvat, dr. Matjaž Jager, Primož Križnar, Tim Marinšek, Katja Piršič, dr. Renata Salecl, Ph.D. Katja Simončič, Gregor Strojin and Pika Šarf.
Dr. Maja Bogataj Jančič, LL.M., LL.M. opens many questions in her article. Can works, which are autonomously generated by AI, be protected by copyright? Is it enough for protection that the result generated by a machine looks the same as a creation created by human? Does AI need a reward or incentive to create? Can AI be con- sidered “author”, who creates “original” works.. The article will present the main. The article presents the main challenges that the development of AI poses to traditional concepts of copyright, and outline the directions of possible development.
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