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Does Mr. Roboto Need A Lawyer?

Publication Date: 
January 29, 2010
Source: 
NBC Bay Area

Ryan Calo, a residential fellow at the Center for Internet & Society, is featured in a NBC video interview on robotics and the law. He comments that robotics law should model Internet law, in that manufacturers are not responsible for content built on platforms, just as websites have immunity from content posted on the Web:

When the day comes that robots are living alongside humans, what happens if there's a malfunction of legal proportions?