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Valrie Simonart examines the granting of legal personality to AI in Artificial intelligence and legal personality

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04/05/2021
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« Artificial intelligence and legal personality », in Entre tradition et modernité. Liber amicorum Paul-Alain Foriers, 1e éd., Larcier, 2021, p. 1359-1370
 
In a context where technology is unfolding exponentially (the so-called “Intelligence Explosion”), Valérie Simonart examines the granting of legal personality to AI, relying on the definition of legal personality as a concept designating the ability of entities to have rights (such as owning assets) and obligations (such as being liable for their faults), to take legal action and to be sued, and the definition of AI as a non-biological ability to accomplish complex goals.