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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Algorithmic Entities by Lynn M. LoPucki :: SSRN

This Article argues that algorithmic entities — legal entities that have no human controllers — greatly exacerbate the threat of artificial intelligence. Algorithmic entities are likely to prosper first and most in criminal, terrorist, and other anti-social activities because that is where they have their greatest comparative advantage over human-controlled entities. Control of legal entities will contribute to algorithms’ prosperity by providing them with identities that will enable them to accumulate wealth and participate in commerce.

via papers.ssrn.com

Rarely do corporate law professors get to write things so nut-shrivelling.

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2017/05/algorithmic-entities-by-lynn-m-lopucki-ssrn.html

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