May 2018 | Article

Brave new world: some legal considerations in using AI and IoT Systems

Canadian Lawyer Online - IT Girl Column

Artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things are hot subjects (and buzzwords) for lawyers in 2018. Beyond the hype, however, lies a plethora of legal and business issues. From Alexa, Amazon’s smart home hub, to the speech recognition capabilities of Siri, Apple’s voice assistant, to “smart” thermostats, self-driving cars and interactive sex toys, consumer and business’ dependence on these technologies show no signs of waning. 

And there is no question that Canada is actively trying to position itself as world leader in these technologies rather than just a nation of consumers.

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