The Center for Data Innovation has responded to the European Parliament’s public consultation on Civil Law Rules and Robotics. It is encouraging that the European Parliament is engaged on this issue, however, the types of questions asked in this public consultation seem designed to elicit support for a policy framework for AI that is based on fear, rather than one that is based on supporting innovation.
Response to the European Parliament’s Public Consultation on Civil Law Rules on Robotics
Joshua New is a senior policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Follow Joshua on Twitter @Josh_A_New.
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